All virus origin hypotheses open: WHO

All hypotheses are still open in the World Health Organisation’s search for the origins of COVID-19, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has told a briefing. A WHO-led mission in China said this week that it was not looking further into the question of whether the virus escaped from a lab, which it considered highly unlikely. Comment: See: Cover-up: WHO expert says coronavirus leak from Chinese lab unlikely, most probably jumped to human via intermediary species The United States government has said it will review the mission’s findings.