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British PM Boris Johnson Wants Further Probe into Coronavirus Origin

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Last Updated: June 13, 2021, 23:22 IST

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In the latest of a series of attacks on the government, Dominic Cummings shared WhatsApp messages apparently from Boris Johnson.

In the latest of a series of attacks on the government, Dominic Cummings shared WhatsApp messages apparently from Boris Johnson.

The G-7 leaders endorsed calls for a timely, transparent, expert-led, and science-based further investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain wants further investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking at the end of the Group of Seven summit in southwest England, Johnson says that while it doesn't look as if this particular disease came from a lab, the world needs to keep an open mind.

Though the notion was once dismissed by most public health experts and government officials, the hypothesis that Covid-19 leaked accidentally from a Chinese lab is now under a new US investigation ordered by President Joe Biden. The G-7 leaders endorsed calls for a timely, transparent, expert-led, and science-based further investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.

Many scientists still believe the virus most likely jumped from animals to humans.

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first published:June 13, 2021, 23:19 IST
last updated:June 13, 2021, 23:22 IST
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