The WHO study in January and February was "insufficient and inconclusive", the U.S. mission to the U.N. in Geneva said in a statement last month, calling for what it called a timely, transparent and evidence-based second probe to be conducted, including in China.
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The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) says further investigation is needed to conclusively rule out a theory that Covid-19 emerged from a laboratory in China.
UK and US criticise WHO's Covid report and accuse China of withholding data.
Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week, around double the number that did so the previous week
Taiwan's goal of joining the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as attending its annual World Health Assembly (WHA), remains "unchanged" despite the United States' decision to withdraw from the global health body, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reiterated on Thursday.
Total global cases are over 8.7 million with more than 461,000 deaths, according to the WHO.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday expressed a "solemn protest" against the World Health Organization's refusal to invite Taiwan this year to join the annual meeting of its decision-making body.
Five of Taiwan's diplomatic allies have put forth a proposal for the issue of Taiwan's exclusion from the World Health Organization (WHO) to be put on the agenda for discussion by its decision-making body later this month.
Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) recently sent a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) asking to participate in the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA), but has yet to receive a reply, an MOHW official said Sunday.