reported that the wholesale market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan played
a part in the coronavirus epidemic in December 2019.
food safety and zoonotic viruses speaking at the Geneva news conference, said
that inquiries are underway to ascertain the exact role played by Wuhan in the
outbreak of COVID-19.
market in January as part of its attempts to stop the transmission of the virus
and imposed a provisional ban on the sale and consumption of wildlife. In the
case, the market played a part, that’s obvious. But what position we don’t
know, whether it was a catalyst or an amplifying system, or just a coincidence
that certain cases have been found in and around that area.
live animals or tainted sellers or shoppers took the virus to the market.
spokesman, Hua Chunying, dismissed the allegations that the coronavirus
originated in the Wuhan lab.