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Ai Weiwei, 'Coronation' filmmaker, questions WHO's Wuhan probe

Exiled artist speaks ahead of COVID lockdown anniversary

Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei, pictured in Germany in 2019, says the World Health Organization cannot be counted on to properly investigate the origins of COVID-19.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Exiled Chinese artist, dissident and documentarian Ai Weiwei says the World Health Organization cannot be relied upon to honestly investigate the coronavirus pandemic, days after a WHO-led team of international experts arrived in China to do just that.

After numerous delays, the scientists arrived in the city where the pandemic began -- Wuhan -- on Jan. 14. They remain in mandatory 14-day quarantine at a hotel.

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