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WHO team visits food market in Wuhan in search of virus clues

A World Health Organisation team looking into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic visited a food market in Wuhan. The team also visited two hospitals at the center of the early outbreak Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital and the Hubei Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital.

The WHO team members were seen walking through sections of the Baishazhou market, which is known to be one of the largest wet markets in Wuhan. The team was accompanied by a large entourage of Chinese officials and representatives.

WHO said on twitter that the team plans to visit hospitals and markets like the Huanan seafood market, which was linked to many of the first cases. They also listed the Wuhan Institute of Virology and laboratories at facilities including the Wuhan Center for Disease Control.

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