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The Chinese government Wuhan hid the extent of the first outbreak of the coronavirus in the city. This was stated by the doctor Yuen Kwok-Yung, diagnostirovati the first cases in China, reports BBC News.
According to him, all the evidence was destroyed, and the response to clinical studies has been slow. The Professor said that it is part of a group that helped conduct the investigation in Wuhan, visited the food market “huanan”, which is considered the source of the outbreak of coronavirus. “When we came there, of course, had to watch, because the market was already clear,” said the doctor.
In March, the President of the United States Donald trump has accused Beijing that the world community was informed about the untimely outbreak of coronavirus. Later, American intelligence had submitted a report stating that China hid or destroyed evidence of a disease outbreak. It was reported that doctors who had expressed views publicly about what is happening, to silence.
China denied the allegations and called them absurd. The authorities have expressed the view that the behavior of the US politically motivated.
According to the project of the Johns Hopkins University, in China there were 86 570 cases of infection with coronavirus. The total number of infected in the world by the morning of July 27 exceeded 16.2 million people. The pandemic has covered 188 countries.
Outbreak of pneumonia COVID-19 caused by a new type of coronavirus, was first recorded in December 2019 in Wuhan. On 11 March, the who announced that the situation can be characterized as a pandemic.
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