The Twickenham Tribune


Was COVID-19 Circulating in the Wuhan Area Earlier Than Reported?

It is reported that the Chinese government has refuted conclusions emanating from a study by Harvard Medical School, and circulating in the media, that there was increased use of hospital car parks in the Wuhan area last summer and an increase in internet searches from Wuhan for "coughing"; leading to speculation that COVID-19 may have been at large much earlier than the rest of the world had been led to believe.


Coronavirus Structure
3D medical animation still shot showing 2019 novel Coronavirus Structure


Follow the trail of a virus which is affecting all our lives:


BBC: Coronavirus: Satellite traffic images may suggest virus hit Wuhan earlier (9 June 2020)


ABC News: Satellite data suggests coronavirus may have hit China earlier: Researchers (8 June 2020)


ABC News: Intelligence report warned of coronavirus crisis as early as November (9 April 2020)


Harvard Library: Analysis of hospital traffic and search engine data in Wuhan China indicates early disease activity in the Fall of 2019


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