About this writes the publication Science Alert. It is noted that samples were collected from animals on the market and they gave a negative result for a new coronavirus infection.
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That is, they could not infect buyers and be an intermediate host of the coronavirus.
Center Director Gao Fu told Chinese state media that the Wuhan market has become "one of the victims."
According to the source, the virus was probably in Wuhan before the first cases were recorded. In January, scientists investigated the fact that 13 patients with 41 first cases had no connection with the Wuhan market.
China said the Wuhan market was not the source of COVID-19 / Photo by Getty Images
In early May, the WHO also suggested that coronavirus could be marketed in Wuhan. WHO expert Peter Ben Embarek did not rule out that one of the buyers or sellers could bring the infection to the market, and subsequently it spread among the population.
In addition, in the United States, some publications believe that COVID-19 was created artificially by Chinese scientists and could spread from the laboratory. There is no evidence of this.