Called “Batwoman” by foreign media, a researcher from the Virus Research Institute in Wuhan, China, responded to an interview with the national media and emphasized that the information on the new coronavirus was promptly provided to international organizations.
“2020 January submitted a whole genome sequence of the virus to the WHO in 12 days” (Chinese Academy of Sciences Wuhan Institute for Virus Research stone TadashiUrara researcher)
Wuhan Virus Research Institute researcher, stone TadashiUrara said, in an interview to state-run media has delivered in 25 days In response, he emphasized the prompt provision of information to international organizations. The date on which it was shot is unknown, but this is the first time Mr. Ishi has appeared in the media since the spread of the new coronavirus.
Mr. Ishi did not respond to the alleged virus leak from the institute, but “science has been politicized. I feel very regrettable” for the suspension of funding for some research programs. I said.
According to US media, Mr. Ishi’s remarks seem to have been made with the United States in mind, as the Trump administration suspended funding for research on bat coronavirus conducted by the Virus Research Institute in Wuhan late last month.
Ishi said that the SARS virus had originated from bats and was introduced as “Batwoman” by overseas media. “I asked the US Embassy in France to protect it with a secret document of the institute.” The trend has been attracting attention, such as the information on the internet.
Regarding the Wuhan Virus Research Institute, an interview denying the alleged leakage of the virus has been distributed on the 24th, and it seems that China aims to dispel the suspicion both inside and outside the country.