WHO Team Cannot Get to China – level 1

11-01-2021 07:00

A team of 10 experts is going to China. They want to know more about COVID-19. People first learn about COVID-19 in December 2019.

People believe that the virus comes from Wuhan. Wuhan is a big city. A wet market is there. People can buy fresh meat and fish at a wet market. The COVID-19 virus comes from animals. The experts need to know how it gets from animals to people.

The World Health Organization and China have long meetings. China is not happy that the experts want to come. But China agrees. Another problem comes now. The experts cannot get to China. They have problems with their visas. China says that it is not a big problem.

Difficult words: expert (a person who knows a lot of information about something and he understands it well), the World Health Organization (an organization that cares about people in poor countries and helps them), visa (a document that makes it possible to get in or leave a country).

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