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Study: Wuhan market is the origin of Covid

Two new studies have gathered ample evidence that the Wuhan wild animals market is the source of the Covid pandemic, as suggested early on. Analysis of samples from the first wave of the disease showed that the virus first appeared near the market, researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) report in the scientific journal Science. The US scientists are so certain that they make the headline a factual claim: “The Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan was the early epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic.” The link between the market and the disease here is made purely by evidence of physical proximity.

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