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AP investigation: China withheld COVID-19 information

China withheld vital information about the outbreak and waited more than a week before publishing the genome of the coronavirus in January, according to an investigation by The Associated Press.

China withheld vital information about the outbreak and waited more than a week before publishing the genome of the novel coronavirus in January. That is according to an investigation by The Associated Press news agency, which found that the World Health Organization officials heaped praise on Beijing to coax more information.

Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Beijing, China.