China warns against ‘manipulation' of WHO Coronavirus probe
Millennium Post Delhi|October 15, 2021
A cleaner wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the Coronavirus walks by a billboard

BEIJING: China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday warned against what it called possible political manipulation of a renewed probe by the World Health Organization into the origins of the Coronavirus, while saying it would support the international body's efforts.

The WHO on Wednesday released a proposed list of 25 experts to advise it on next steps in the search for the virus' origins after its earlier efforts were attacked for going too easy on China, where the first human cases were detected in late 2019.

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