Global Pandemic Timeline: January 14, 2020 – Wuhan Municipal Health Commission Claims No Clear Evidence of Human-to-Human Transmission


On January 14, 2020, Wuhan Municipal Health Commission posted an information sheet on its website, which states that there is no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission, though it cannot be ruled out 

The official website of Wuhan Municipal Health Commission releases Q & A on the New Coronavirus Outbreak, which claims: “Based on the current investigations, there is no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission. We cannot rule out the possibility of limited human-to-human transmission, but there is relative low risk of continuous human-to-human transmission.”

New Coronavirus Outbreak Q & A, from Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, source: Sina News

On the same day, WHO released a similar, but simplified version, on its Twitter account:

WHO released similar information on its Twitter account, source: Twitter

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