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Covid-19 probably passed from bats, further studies required - WHO report

Reuters

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Modified 30 Mar 2021, 9:10 am

A joint World Health Organization (WHO)-China study on the origins of Covid-19 says that the virus was probably transmitted from bats to humans through another animal, and that a lab leak was "extremely unlikely" as a cause, a summary seen by Reuters said on Monday.

The WHO did not immediately reply to a query seeking comment, but said the full report by the independent experts would be published on Tuesday at 1400 GMT (10pm Malaysia time) after member states have been briefed...

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