CHINA China may not be the origin of COVID-19: Expert


China may not be the origin of COVID-19: Expert

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13:54, February 27, 2020

China is not necessarily where the virus originated from, though the country that confirmed the first case of COVID-19 , said Zhong Nanshan, the head of China's COVID-19 expert team, at a press conference in Guangzhou City on Thursday.


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He also expressed his confidence in bringing the outbreak under control by the end of April. Taking traditional models and other specific factors into consideration, his team previously predicted the peak of the outbreak to be around late February, and the prediction has been proven successful.

(Complied by Wang Jinhong)

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