SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Beijing will welcome an international team of COVID-19 investigators due to travel to China in January, said the World Health Organization (WHO), which is leading the mission.
People wear face masks as they wait at a bus stop following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, China, December 10, 2020.
However, it was unclear whether the WHO investigators will travel to the city of Wuhan where the virus was first detected, with discussions on the itinerary ongoing.
“Our understanding at this time is that China is welcoming the international team and their visit...This is anticipated, as far as we are aware, to happen in early January,” he said.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
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