White House: China’s Opposition to Investigation Into COVID-19 Origins ‘Irresponsible’

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on July 22 said that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) recent move to reject a second investigation into the origins of COVID-19 is “dangerous” and called on the regime to allow investigators inside the country without any interference. The World Health Organization (WHO) days ago presented a plan to audit laboratories and wet markets in Wuhan, where the CCP virus is believed to have originated in late 2019. That would include, according to WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, obtaining raw data about the beginning of the pandemic from China that the regime hasn’t yet shared with outside officials. But the vice minister of China’s National Health Commission chief, Zeng Yixin, on Thursday rejected WHO’s proposal and claimed it “did not respect common sense and violated science,” adding further that Beijing “cannot accept this kind of plan for origin-tracing.” When asked about regime officials’ comments during a briefing, …

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