Members of the WHO team tasked with investigating the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic on a bus as they leave the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, China, January 14, 2021. REUTERS / Thomas Peter
Two of the experts from the team World Health Organization (WHO) that arrived in China on Thursday to investigate the origins of the coronavirus are locked in Singapore to undergo COVID-19 testing again.
“The international team of 13 scientists in charge of examining the origins of the virus arrived in Wuhan, in China, today (…) Two scientists are still in Singapore for tests” virus, the WHO said in a message on Twitter.
Two scientists are still in #Singapore completing tests for # COVID19. All team members had multiple negative PCR and antibody tests for COVID-19 in their home countries prior to traveling.
– World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) January 14, 2021
The Organization explained that “All team members underwent various tests and antibody tests in their countries of origin.”
Two of the experts were positive for IgM antibodies (immunoglobulins M), a form of antibody that the body makes in reaction to the virus.
Thus, They must be tested again to confirm these antibodies and another class, called IgG (immunoglobulins G).
The WHO team is made up of scientists of different nationalities The experts They must respect a two-week quarantine upon arrival in the country.
The visit is very delicate for the Chinese regime, who wishes to disassociate itself from any responsibility in this pandemic, which has claimed nearly two million lives worldwide. The mission, which was due to arrive last week, was canceled at the last minute because the team had not presented all the necessary authorizations.
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