WHO Team Cannot Get to China – level 2

11-01-2021 07:00

The World Health Organization made a team of 10 international experts who will go to China. They will investigate the origin of COVID-19 and how the virus got from animals to people.

The virus started in December 2019 and experts believe that it came from a wet market in the city of Wuhan. The WHO and China discussed for many months the WHO´s plan to send its team to China, and in December 2020, China finally agreed.

Then, the country did not allow the team to come. China officials said that there was a problem with their visas. Some people say that China is not trying hard enough to find out the truth about COVID-19.

Difficult words: origin (the moment or place where something begins), wet market (a market in Asia which sells fresh meat and fish), visa (an official document that allows a person to get in or leave a country).

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