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China tackles worst COVID-19 outbreak since Wuhan in late 2019

China's financial hub Shanghai has reported over 27,000 coronavirus cases, a new high, a day after President Xi Jinping said that the country must continue with its strict "dynamic COVID clearance" policy and pandemic control measures.

WHO wants experts for COVID origins probe

The World Health Organisation has issued a call for experts to join a new advisory group to investigate how the coronavirus pandemic started.

China rejects new COVID-19 origin study

China has rejected a World Health Organization (WHO) plan for a second phase of an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus, which includes the hypothesis it could have escaped from a Chinese laboratory, a top health official says.

From UFOs to COVID conspiracy theories, we all struggle with the ‘truth out there’

Facebook has reversed its decision to ban claims the virus was made in a lab, opening the door further to explore COVID conspiracy theories.