Friday 13 March 2020
The US State Department summoned the Chinese ambassador to Washington, Cui Tiankai, due to his country’s statements regarding the US military’s transfer of the Corona virus to the Chinese city of Wuhan, according to Al-Hadath satellite channel.
Chinese government spokesman Zhao Li Jian said that the US military may have brought the Corona virus to the Chinese city of Wuhan.
“When did the disease appear in the United States? How many people were injured? What are the names of hospitals? Maybe the US military brought the epidemic to Wuhan. Be transparent! Declare your information! America owes us an explanation,” he wrote on Twitter on Thursday.
The World Health Organization announced on Wednesday that the new Corona virus, which is still spreading around the world, has become a “global pandemic,” while affirming that it can still be “controlled”.
According to the World Health Organization, the number of HIV infections outside China has doubled in the past two weeks, and the number of countries hit by the epidemic has tripled.
According to the latest statistics, the number of new cases of coronavirus around the world has risen to more than 126,000, while the number of deaths has increased to 4,600.