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Covid probably passed to humans from bats via other animal, finds WHO report – The Guardian

Much-delayed report from team that visited Wuhan all but rules out lab leak theory



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Covid-19 probably passed to humans from a bat via an intermediary animal, an international expert mission to China has concluded in a report, with investigators all but ruling out a laboratory leak.
The intermediate host hypothesis was deemed likely to very likely, while the theory that the virus escaped from a lab was considered extremely unlikely, according to a copy of the long-awaited final report seen by AFP on Monday before its official release.
Drafted by a team of World Health Organization-appointed…

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