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Study may push back date COVID hit US

A study of big data and epidemic models indicates with 50 percent probability that the first COVID-19 infection in the United States may have occurred between August and October 2019, and the earliest possible case was on April 26, 2019, in Rhode Island, according to a preprint of a study published on Wednesday.

Expert calls for multilateralism in COVID-19 origins tracing: media

In his article published on Wednesday in the Johannesburg-headquartered newspaper The Citizen, Humphrey Moshi, professor of economics and director of the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Dar es Salaam, said the United States using its intelligence services to investigate the origins of the coronavirus has resulted in stigmatization, scapegoating, finger pointing and misconception due to "the high-level politicization of the exercise."

COVID-19 might have started to spread in September 2019 in the United States: study

BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have discovered by employing big-data analysis that the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States might have started to spread around in September 2019, earlier than the officially announced date of its first confirmed case.…

Study may push back date COVID hit US

A study of big data and epidemic models indicates with 50 percent probability that the first COVID-19 infection in the United States may have occurred between August and October 2019, and the earliest possible case was on April 26, 2019, in Rhode Island, according to a preprint of a study published on Wednesday. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China and the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, is published on the Chinese preprint server ChinaXiv and is still undergoing peer-review.…

COVID-19 virus likely originates in bats, jumps to humans: media

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- It is likely that SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, originated in bats and jumped to humans, according to recent media reports.…

Expert calls for multilateralism in COVID-19 origins tracing: media

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- An expert has called for multilateralism in uncovering the origins of COVID-19 to ensure "objective" and "credible" findings.…

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