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WHO's Wuhan team calls coronavirus lab leak 'extremely unlikely'

Experts say SARS-CoV-2 likely jumped from animals but fail to pinpoint source

A journalist raises her hand to ask a question at the WHO-China joint news conference concluding the global organization's mission in Wuhan on Feb. 9. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)   © AP

HONG KONG -- The World Health Organization-led team probing the origins of COVID-19 said Tuesday that the virus "most likely" jumped from animals to humans via an intermediary host, but said additional research was needed to pinpoint the source.

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