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US Government To Send Investigators Again To China To Investigate Outbreak

Speaking at a press conference on the COVID-19 epidemic at the White House on April 19, US President Donald Trump expressed his dissatisfaction with the way China handled the pandemic when the virus first started in Wuhan in December. 2019.

The US leader said he was satisfied with the trade deal reached with China, but since he discovered how Beijing responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, he was "not happy anymore".

"We (the US) are talking to China. We have long mentioned to them to bring people to find out. We want to go there, see what is happening." 

CNN quoted Mr. Trump.

The United States has repeatedly proposed bringing investigators to China to learn about COVID-19, but was rejected by China. 

President Donald Trump emphasized that:

"We have not been invited there, I can tell you so."

President Trump has warned China could face consequences if it is found to have failed to fulfill its responsibility to prevent COVID-19.

China's COVID-19 figures were also suspected by Trump, as the country recorded only 0.33 deaths per 100,000 people, compared with 11.24 in the US, in France and Spain respectively 27.92 and 42.81.

Not only the United States, recently, many politicians around the world are constantly questioning how China responds to the pandemic.

French President Emmanuel Macron was skeptical of the "gray areas" in how China responded to the pandemic. Mr. Macron insists there are still unknown things in the world.
Meanwhile, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne also said it would "pursue" an investigation of China's initial reaction when the COVID-19 broke out in Wuhan city late last year.

For its part, China has repeatedly accused of "hiding". The country claims to be always transparent with COVID-19 data. Beijing also defended Wuhan's fixation of the number of people infected and killed by the epidemic, saying it was a "normal thing" in the world.

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