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The leader of a World Health Organization mission to China to find the origins of the coronavirus has said the team felt political pressure, including from outside China, and difficulties in accessing raw data.
“We got access to quite a lot of data, in many different areas, but of course, there are areas where we had difficulties getting down to the raw data. And there are many good reasons for that,’ said Peter Ben Embarek, the WHO official who led the four-week mission of international experts to China in January and February.
Read the original article at The Guardian