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Coronavirus

WHO coronavirus report: Animal carrier 'very likely' started pandemic

Lab leak called 'extremely unlikely' as 14 nations express concern over China study

A cell, red, is infected with particles of the virus that causes COVID-19, yellow, in this image provided by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

PARIS/SHANGHAI/DALIAN, China -- The novel coronavirus that has killed around 2.8 million people worldwide most likely first spread to humans from animals, a World Health Organization report on the origins of the pandemic has found.

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