The first case of infection with a new subspecies of the Omicron strain was recorded in Ukraine.
In the US, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to declassify US intelligence information about the origin of COVID-19.
About this writes MedicalXpress.
It is noted that the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the relevant bill called the “COVID-19 Origin Act of 2023” on March 1. It says the most likely cause of the COVID-19 pandemic is a leak from a laboratory in Wuhan.
At the same time, on March 10, the lower house unanimously supported the draft law with 419 votes “for”, 0 votes “against”.
“The American public deserves answers to every aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic. How this virus was created and, in particular, whether it was a natural phenomenon or the result of a lab-related event,” said Republican Mike Turner, chairman of the Intelligence Committee. House of Representatives of the US Congress, which supported the bill.
In addition, on Tuesday, January 24, Ukraine recorded the first case of infection with the newby the strain Omicron XBB.1.5, unofficial name “Kraken”. A person from the Sumy region became infected.
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