OREANDA-NEWS. China refused the request by the World Health Organization (WHO) to participate in the investigation of the origin of the virus SARS-COV-2.

This was stated the representative of WHO in China, Dr. Gauden Galea. In the air of Sky News, he reported that that the international organization requested admission to the investigation in order to understand the circumstances of the emergence of a new type of coronavirus and prevent new epidemics. According to Dr. Galea, WHO does not doubt the natural origin of the coronavirus, but China did not provide data on two virological laboratories located in the city of Wuhan. “We know that some national investigation is happening but at this stage we have not been invited to join,” WHO representative said. He added that the organization continues to make requests.