Scientists in Wuhan admit being bitten by a bat
A number of scientists at the Wuhan Institute of Viruses admitted that during their previous research, they were exposed to bats bites in a cave that contained species infected with Coronavirus, during an investigation by the United Nations team in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the origin of Corona, in search of the origin of the virus that has swept the world since December 2019 Killing millions of casualties.
One of the scientists said that the tusks of a bat penetrated the gloves he was wearing, while he felt a needle stinging, according to the "Al-Arabiya" website.
And old photos broadcast by a Chinese TV crew in 2017 showed researchers at the Wuhan Institute examining bats without wearing any masks or gloves, according to health standards and protocols imposed by the World Health Organization.
Two days ago, the US State Department renewed its accusations that China had covered up the origin of the epidemic.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that diseases similar to COVID-19 were already prevalent in the fall of 2019 among staff of the Wuhan Institute, the city where the coronavirus was first detected.
And the Chinese Ministry of Health announced, last Monday, that the global health team, which was supposed to visit China earlier to investigate the origin of the epidemic, began its mission on Thursday.