BOMBSHELL evidence supports claims that China DID cover up the source of Covid.
The country’s rulers are accused of gagging medics who tried to warn of the dangers weeks before the virus exploded across the globe.
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Doctors from the outbreak epicentre city of Wuhan have been captured on film admitting they were silenced in December 2019Credit: AP:Associated Press
Doctors from the outbreak epicentre city of Wuhan have been captured on film admitting they were silenced in December 2019.
China went on to suggest the virus originated elsewhere — and that it had beaten the disease.
But an ITV documentary, Outbreak: The Virus That Shook The World, will show a senior Wuhan medic saying: “We all felt there shouldn’t be any doubt about human-to-human transmission.”
Another boffin, in covert tapes broadcast tomorrow at 9pm, said: “We were told not to speak out.
‘COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED’
“Provincial leaders told the hospitals not to tell the truth.”
The documentary reveals Covid was spreading like wildfire for 12 days from January 5 but the Chinese reported no new cases.
Infectious diseases specialist Dr Yi-Chun Lo, of Taiwan’s Centres for Disease Control, said: “I think the pandemic could have been avoided at the beginning if China was transparent about the outbreak and was quick to provide necessary information to the world.”
ITV’s undercover footage emerged after US intelligence insiders claimed a botched Chinese lab experiment was the pandemic’s “most credible source”.
The US State Department claimed the Wuhan Institute of Virology had been conducting experiments with a virus genetically similar to the new coronavirus before the pandemic erupted.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated lab staff in Wuhan first fell ill after secret tests on coronaviruses found in bats 13 months agoCredit: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated lab staff in Wuhan first fell ill after secret tests on coronaviruses found in bats 13 months ago.
The lab was said to have been experimenting “under conditions that increased the risk for exposure”.
Former Tory leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith insisted: “I want a full investigation.”
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