British scientists claim that COVID emerged in China in mid-November 2019
According to British scientists, the coronavirus appeared in China from early October to mid-November 2019, and the most likely date of origin is November 17.
Research led by the University of Kent shows that the first Covid-19 case outside of China occurred on January 3, 2020, while the first case in Europe occurred in Spain on January 12, 2020, and the first case in North America occurred In 2020. United States January 16, 2020.
Official data show that Japan confirmed the first case on January 16, Spain confirmed it on January 31, and the United States confirmed it on January 21.
The findings published in the journal PLOS Pathogens are based on a new modeling method that was originally developed for extinction rather than the origin of a new pandemic.
Dr. David Roberts of the Kent School of Anthropology and Conservation, who helped develop the technology, said: “This new application in the field of epidemiology provides a new opportunity to understand the emergence and spread of diseases because it requires only a small amount of data. .”