The origin of COVID-19 – level 2

09-03-2023 07:00

A Wall Street Journal report suggested that the COVID-19 virus leaked from a lab, and US officials supported this idea.

But the World Health Organization said that it still was not clear where the virus came from. A team of WHO and Chinese experts said that the virus probably did not come from a lab and that it more probably came from wild animals.

WHO said that all options were still possible and that China had to provide more information. Until China is open and cooperates with experts, nobody can say where the virus came from.

Difficult words: leak (when liquid, gas, or other material gets out of a place accidentally), option (one of the things which you can choose from), cooperate (to work together).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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