WHO experts slam NYT and WSJ reports on Wuhan trip, says they were ‘intendedly misquoted’

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    Scientists from the World Health Organization (WHO) recently refuted claims by The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal that Chinese scientists refused to hand over important data during their trip to the central Chinese city of Wuhan to study the potential source of the COVID-19. The accusation distorted the truth with their quotes “intendedly twisted,” said the team members.

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