Medical professionals in Wuhan say they knew about virus deaths as early as December 2019, but it was mid-January 2020 before China first informed the WHO of a fatality.
They also realised that the virus was passing between humans, but hospitals were told ‘not to tell the truth’ and calls to scrap Lunar New Year festivities were rejected because authorities wanted to ‘present a harmonious and prosperous society’.
Chinese medics admitted in a video been secretly filmed that they knew how dangerous and deadly the coronavirus was when it began to wreak havoc in Wuhan.
The video also adds to a growing body of evidence that China lied to the world about the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak, allowing it to balloon into a global pandemic.
But Chinese medics filmed secretly by a citizen journalist say they knew before then that the virus was deadly.
But one Chinese medic said: ‘We all felt there shouldn’t be any doubt about human to human transmission.’
According to one account, doctors who attended a hospital meeting were ‘told not to speak out’ about the true nature of the contagion virus.