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China Pressures W.H.O. to Find Origin of Coronavirus in ‘Other Countries’

Chinese state media seized on the World Health Organization’s (W.H.O.) controversial final report to declare the theory of Chinese laboratory origins for the coronavirus has been completely ruled out and W.H.O. should now begin checking the laboratories of other countries to see if any of them created the Chinese coronavirus and sent it to China.

LOS ANGELES, CA--February 17, 2012--U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping participated in a luncheon hosted by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, at the J.W. Marriot at L.A. Live, in downtown Los Angeles, Feb. 16, 2012. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)

W.H.O. Report: Little Evidence Coronavirus Came from Animals, China May Not Be Origin

The long-awaited World Health Organization (W.H.O.) report on the origins of the Wuhan coronavirus was released on Tuesday, after canceling the release of an interim report in early March. The final report is lengthy but inconclusive, laying out numerous theories for the origin of the virus but failing to conclusively prove or disprove any of them. Most intriguingly, the authors circle around the shortage of hard evidence for zoonotic transmission – animals to human – even though they insist it is the most likely scenario.

This photo taken on February 8, 2020 shows a vendor selling bats at the Tomohon Extreme Meat market on Sulawesi island, as business is booming and curious tourists keep arriving to check out exotic fare that enrages animal rights activists. - Bats, rats and snakes are still being sold at …

Fresh from Breaking Down Alibaba, China Targets Tencent for ‘Antitrust’ Action

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP), having humbled billionaire Jack Ma and cut his Alibaba e-commerce empire down to size with anti-trust regulations, turned its attention to another tech billionaire and his corporation, Pony Ma and the social media/videogame titan Tencent Holdings. Pony Ma was reportedly called in for an unpublicized meeting with antitrust officials on Thursday.

Ma Huateng, chairman and chief executive officer of Tencent Holdings Ltd. speaks during the 2017 China International Big Data Industry Expo at Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center on May 28, 2017 in Guiyang, China. Tencent (www.QQ.com) is the largest Chinese web portal in China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)3