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A Japanese expert from the World Health Organization, who visited Wuhan earlier this month, has voiced skepticism about China’s insistence that the novel coronavirus originally entered that country from abroad through cold-chain food distribution.

In a recent interview, Ken Maeda, a veterinary microbiologist at Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases, also emphasized the importance of additional investigation into key sites at the initial epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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