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CBS News 14 Jan 2021

WorldView: WHO scientists in Wuhan to investigate coronavirus; Ugandans vote in tense election


Ten scientists from the World Health Organization have landed in Wuhan, China, to investigate how the novel coronavirus jumped from animals to humans. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft met virtually with Taiwan's leader, despite anger from China. Ugandans went to the polls for a presidential election. CBS News foreign correspondent Imtiaz Tyab has today's headlines from around the world.

With a World Health Organization team now in Wuhan to investigate the origins of Covid-19, the country's chief epidemiologist tells NBC News' Janis Mackey Frayer that the scientists should look elsewhere.
A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the #coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive #investigation into its #origins amid uncertainty about whether #Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries. FRANCE 24's Charles Pellegrin tells us more. #WHO
A team from the World Health Organization has arrived in Wuhan, China, to begin its investigation into where and how the coronavirus first started. The team of 10 scientists will work to figure out how the virus jumped from animals to humans, but getting answers may not come easily. CBS News Asia correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports from Wuhan.

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