A spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry has suggested that the United States may be to blame for the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
The suggestion, posted on the Chinese social media site Weibo, seems to be a response to parting words from the Trump administration’s Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.
Before leaving office, Pompeo repeated the conspiracy theory the pandemic had been started through an accident at a laboratory in Wuhan. He urged the World Health Organisation (WHO) to investigate the matter further.
Two days after President Biden’s inauguration, Chinese officials appeared to start pushing a conspiracy theory of their own.
During a press conference on January 18, Chinese official Hua Chunying suggested the US should open Fort Detrick to investigators.
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