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WHO Report: COVID likely transmitted to people from animal

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has given the strongest indication to date that COVID-19 probably transmitted to people through an animal.

WHO presented this hypothesis in a 120-page report released on Tuesday. 

The animal whose name recurred through the report was a bat. And according to the health organisation, the scenario where COVID-19 was transmitted directly from a bat to a human “is considered to be a possible-to-likely pathway”.

But this type of transmission is just one of four main scenarios WHO assessed to determine the root cause of COVID-19.

Another of those scenarios outlined is transmission through an ‘intermediate’ or secondary animal host. WHO considers this to be a “likely to very likely” possibility.

The other two scenarios are the introduction of the virus through ‘cold food products’ — WHO describes this as a “possibly pathway” — and introduction through a ‘laboratory incident’, which the health organisation said is “extremely unlikely”. 

The Chinese market

There has been heavy speculation that the virus originated out of the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan, China. But WHO has said “no firm conclusion” about the role of the market in the origin of the outbreak, or how the infection was introduced into the market, can currently be drawn.

WHO further made it clear that the scenarios examined are initial findings. The organisation further said research is ongoing.

“As far as WHO is concerned, all hypotheses remain on the table,” WHO’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a statement on Tuesday. 

“This report is a very important beginning, but it is not the end. We have not yet found the source of the virus, and we must continue to follow the science and leave no stone unturned as we do,” he added.

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  1. Uh huh says:

    Fact is it was a bio weapon that got loose. Notice China is doing just fine? Yup, they had the cure too, standard procedure for bio weapons. Oh, and they want to be a friend of the BVI and finance and build an airport. Keep your eyes open.

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    • Trevor says:

      What fact? Because your crazy theory is so believed by yourself it is fact?
      Proof please, or be quiet with your foolishness!

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    • What says:

      Doing fine? China is probably in bigger trouble than anyone, just because they stopped reporting covid cases doesn’t mean they stopped having them.

  2. Neighbor says:

    It gah a nasty villager up country need to read this. One heap of animal, like he lie w them and all now.

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  3. Black Nationalist says:

    So please some you CLEARS stop kissing your dog
    licking your mouth then want talk to people. CHit man! Your dog is eating it’s own a**e! Be civilized! The Moors thought you maan.

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    • 007 says:

      A dogs mouth is anti septic. In the Middle Ages they used them to lick wounds to prevent infection.

      Don’t think a cats a**e is though.

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    • Really Black moron says:

      I suggest you do some research as to who the moors actually were. First and foremost they weren’t from hence you came. Moors are North African and Iberian Muslims. You, are far, very far from that lineage. Soooo, Mr Hue, please crawl back under the rock you live under and shove your uneducated brain Moor up your arse.

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      • Where we came from says:

        As u try to imply as we black people on the whole not just African Asian Americans south east Australian all over black people the mother of all nations is where the moors are of ..like all other race on this earth is from YES. . It that black women give birth to u all too as a nation….that why wen he saw the condition u were all living in he felt hurt to see his brother in such mess ..on there all fours …but how u repay them u lie.cheat murdered and stole there whole existence as if it was you all there religion .freedom etc. And created this brain wash Christian religion that u all now got suppressing the whole world. U white people weren’t as even as intelligent as the wildebeest u all were hunting

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      • hello says:

        who fees it knows it

  4. wow says:

    They are guessing now

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  5. Hmm says:

    So we need to vaccinate the animals now Claude?

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  6. Hi says:

    Lets not forget that lions, tigers, cats, dogs, goats and various other animals have been tested positive for Covid 19. They too can also transmit to humans.

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  7. Bullshit says:

    Covid came out of a Chinese Biochemical warfare lab. Period. The Arabs at WHO are just trying to protect the Chinese so they can continue trade and arms supply. Everyone with half a brain knows what goes on in Wuhan. Sit down and Carry On

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  8. The Nation says:

    You mean the animals that escape the Wuhan lab. This was an engineered virus. It was not an act of nature…but those responsible will pay for this misdeeds. God does not sleep.

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  9. Thats a Criminl Gang.. says:

    All of them need going Jail…Time will reveal the evil they have done to humans and the devil they are…

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  10. WEW says:

    Yes, transmitted from animal (bats) by humans going into caves and taking the virus back to the lab. someone got exposed and the wet market was a good story.

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  11. @007 says:

    Seem like u know alot …tell me who was the moors and wat did he bring to u all and wat he take u all out from and why but u all just cant stop sleeping with those animals..well at least u all walking on your two feet now ..and carrying a dynasty any would wish for…set of ungrateful people u are …

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  12. Most of us dont even know says:

    We dance with that b****rd every day of our life while claiming to worship GOD ..to stupid to recognize who he is …u see WHO..lmaooo…does who have a third eye let him see for u cant stop him

  13. Maybe not says:

    The earth is satan’s .

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  14. The Answer says:

    China had no other option but to send the world into a panic. Look at their GDP in 2017-2019, they were going in the wrong direction (fast) because of Trumps “America First” policy.
    The Chinese knew they could get away with it……as they had 1/2 of the US on their side to take out Trump. Grave mistake for US long term.

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