accused the Asian superpower of not being transparent about spread of the
the virus sample from inside of China with the outside world, making it
impossible to track the disease’s evolution,’ Pompeo stated at a briefing on
Party did not report the outbreak of the new coronavirus in a timely fashion to
the World Health Organization, he added.
coronavirus outbreak, China didn’t share all of the information that it had.
samples of COVID-19, confirming a claim put forward by U.S. Secretary of State
Mike Pompeo late last month.
National Health Commission, admitted that ‘the Chinese government issued an
order on January 3 to dispose of coronavirus samples’ at unauthorized
laboratories, according to Newsweek.
part of a cover-up, insisting that they were disposed of so as to ‘prevent risk
to laboratory biological safety and prevent secondary disasters caused by
handle such samples, and they had to be terminated in order to comply with
Chinese public health laws.
labs destroyed coronavirus samples.
has come under pressure to contain the severity of its early epidemic, which
did not give other nations time to respond until the disease reached its