Reporters will only have 30 minutes to review the long-awaited 123-page report on the origins of the Wuhan virus before the World Health Organization (WHO) takes questions today.
“Media are invited to attend a virtual press conference where the international experts will discuss the report and answer questions,” the WHO stated in a press release Monday. “A link to the report will be available and sent to global media half an hour before the press briefing.” The briefing will be held at 10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday.
According to the Associated Press, which obtained a draft copy of the report from a Geneva-based diplomat, the WHO’s report is expected to conclude it is “highly unlikely” COVID-19 accidentally leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), the organization at the center of the lab leak theory.
Members of the WHO panel of investigators have already said they don’t believe the virus originated in an animal lab. After the WHO delegation’s