Dominic Dwyer

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A seafood market in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. The market was previously well known for exotic wildlife animals, but on 24 February, China banned the trade and consumption of wild animals as part of the battle against Covid-19. Photograph: Alex Plavevski/EPA

As I write, I am in hotel quarantine in Sydney, after returning from Wuhan, China. There, I was the Australian representative on the international World Health Organization’s (WHO) investigation into the origins of the Sars-CoV-2 virus.

Much has been said of the politics surrounding the mission to investigate the viral origins of Covid-19. So it’s easy to forget that behind these investigations are real people.

As part of the mission, we met the man who, on 8 December 2019, was the first confirmed Covid-19 case; he’s since recovered. We met the husband of a doctor who died of Covid-19 and left behind a young child.…  Seguir leyendo »