CGTN Exclusive: Wuhan biosafety lab director refute rumors on COVID-19 origin

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Since the outbreak of the #COVID-19, rumors and conspiracy theories have centered on the Wuhan Institute of Virology. In an exclusive interview with CGTN, Yuan Zhiming, director of the Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory – a Protection Level 4 lab, refuted the rumors and discussed efforts made by scientists there to fight against the virus as well as their international cooperation with U.S. scientists. #Wuhan

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In This Story: Covid-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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