Chinese edition Gangbing’s daily published an article on myths that arose around the novel coronavirus infection.

One common myth about the coronavirus was a rumor about his creation in Chinese laboratories. However, all the evidence indicates its natural origin.

"a New type of coronavirus is a new kind of known to all in the last few decades, coronavirus," the article reads. Who, according to the newspaper, also indicated natural origin COVID-19.

Also a popular myth that a new type of coronavirus emerged in the incident in Wuhan Institute of Virology. However, it has nothing to do with the origin COVID-19.

From the laboratory of the Institute of Virology, Wuhan Chinese Academy of Sciences has a certified level of protection for the P4 — it is able to handle the most deadly pathogens. The virus, as noted, could leak from the lab, having this level of security. Also, the publication reminded that the researcher of this Institute in an interview has denied the information that the Institute is the source of the coronavirus.

It is a widespread rumor that a new type of coronavirus is a Chinese virus that originates in Wuhan. As noted in the article, the official name of the virus — SARS-CoV-2. The first case of HIV was registered in Wuhan, but this does not mean that he was the source of infection. There is still no conclusion about the exact source of the virus.

Also the popular myth that supposedly in the middle of November in China, an outbreak of the epidemic. However, as recalled in the article, the authorities of China have a report of pneumonia on December 27 last year, and 31 December was published an alert about the epidemic. However, as noted, China has alerted its citizens, took measures for control and prevention of the epidemic, and also notified who of the situation.

World health organization March 11, declared a pandemic of the novel coronavirus. Everything in the world recorded more than 2.8 million cases of infection, over 198 thousand people died.

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