World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergency Program Director Michael Ryan announced that the epidemic spread in the north of Italy at the same time as Wuhan.
At the press conference held yesterday, Michael Ryan pointed out that they collaborated with China in research on the source of Covid-19, on the other hand, they are examining the relevant data against the possibility of the virus spreading in Europe at the same time as China.
Ryan noted that Covid-19 spread rapidly in the north of Italy at the same time as Wuhan, China, Italy suffered greatly from this, and then the virus was seen in other countries.
Michael Ryan said that they were investigating the epidemic link between these two regions, but could not find a definitive answer as to the source of the virus. Ryan stated that WHO continues its cooperation with European countries such as Italy and Denmark on this issue.
On the other hand, it is reported that WHO has restarted research on blood samples for 2019.
Source: China International Radio