G7 leaders decided during the weekend summit that they would press China to allow the country to provide better access to information about the likely composition of the coronavirus.
Representatives of the Group of Seven discussed various hypotheses for the coronavirus outbreak, including a viral leak from a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan, and agreed to press China for more information, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the head of the World Health Organization, told reporters on Saturday.
The World Health Organization is preparing for a second phase of its investigation into the origins of Covid-19. It will require “Transparency and Collaboration” From China – indicated the head of the organization. “We believe that all hypotheses should be open” – He said.
Earlier in 2021, US President Joe Biden ordered intelligence officials to redouble their efforts to investigate the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, including the theory that it originated from a laboratory in Wuhan, China.
“It’s very tragic and I think with the respect that these people deserve, we need to know the origin of this virus so we can prevent it from happening again.” – said the head of the World Health Organization, speaking of the nearly 3.8 million people worldwide who died from Covid-19.
The Director-General of the World Health Organization joined the leaders of the Group of Seven on Saturday, who have gathered at the Carbis Bay summit in Cornwall since Friday, as one of the main topics for discussion is the coronavirus pandemic and helping poor countries get vaccinated.
The Group of Seven includes France, Japan, Germany, the United States, Great Britain, Italy and Canada. These seven countries are among the most important countries in the world in terms of economy.
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