Chinese Embassy Spokesperson Ji Rong on Wednesday announces that China was not the inventor of the cause of the current pandemic. Neither had china intentionally transmitted it to the other affected countries. After 2 months of lockdown China has started to regain its normalcy finally. Rong mentioned “The international community should focus on China’s“swift response”to the pandemic rather than “stereotyping the Chinese people”
The blame game of inventing the virus and spreading has started now from quite a long time now whether it is a biological weapon or not or whether it has been naturally transmitted. There have been numerous assumptions of the source whether it is from Italy, China or the US.US administration has engaged them on framing the fight in the narrative of the spread of the pandemic since when President Trump had mentioned it as “Chinese virus” and insisting that the U.N. call out Chinese origins of corona virus.
“I wish they could have told us earlier about what was going on inside. We didn’t know about it until it started coming out publicly, but I wish they could have told us earlier about it because we could have come up with a solution,” Is what Trump mentioned in White House last week.
The Chinese Ambassador in Washington had been called regularly by the State Department to discuss on developing the fact that Chinese should be exempted from the blame and rather US should be held responsible for bringing the virus. The USA has been closely monitoring the disinformation from China as well. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lijian Zhoa which, he suggested the virus started in the US dating back to September 2019 and that those with the flu at that time were misdiagnosed.
Several of Trump’s Advisors have been suggesting him to have hard line in pointing out Beijing as the responsible however Trumps refrains himself from doing so. In this regard China has also mentioned few weeks back that it perhaps might have originated In USA and Wuhan got affected when USA Army officials visited Wuhan in October.
“The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that the seasonal flu starting from September 2019 has so far sickened more than 30 million people and killed more than 20,000, and CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield admitted some were actually COVID-19 (cases),” Ji said.
Ji Rong appreciates the cooperation of India and China during the pandemic and also mentions that China will also be guiding India to fight the contagious spread. “Those people who are trying to stigmatize China’s efforts have ignored the huge sacrifices the Chinese people made in safeguarding the health and safety of all mankind”. Ji added.
4,735 patients who were still being treated and 73,159 patients discharged after recovery and 3,277 who lost their lives due to the disease. There have been 67 new reported cases as of now. However transport facilities have been regained in some parts and they might soon pull off the lockdown.