As WHO team downplays COVID lab-leak theory, director clarifies: ‘All hypotheses remain open’

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is pushing back on suggestions that the group has “discarded” the hypothesis that SARS-Cov-2 leaked from a Chinese lab, following a WHO researching team wrapping its fact-finding mission this week in Wuhan, China, where the virus was first reported.