WHO virus investigation: Agency to trace COVID-19 origin in China

A team from the World Health Organization is making its third trip to China to investigate the origin of the coronavirus outbreak.
It has been six months since the first infections were documented by the agency.
And as Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Beijing, doctors there are now busy treating patients in new clusters.

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