Satellite photos of Wuhan parking showed when the coronavirus can appear

An increase of cars in Wuhan’s hospital parking lot in August 2019 may indicate earlier spread of disease, scientists believe.

Scientists at Harvard Medical School analyzed satellite photos of 5 Wuhan’s hospital parking lots and found out a sharp increase of cars from August to December 2019.

It coincides with increase in web searches with the words “cough” and “diarrhea”.

China claims this research absurd and says that scientists made a conclusion on the analysis of perfunctory information.

It is believed that the outbreak of coronavirus in China began in November last year. On December 31, 2019, Chinese authorities informed the World Health Organization (WHO) on numerous cases of pneumonia of uncertain cause.

Of course, a lot of people were preoccupied before the official announcement of COVID-19 outbreak.

This study hasn’t received expert evaluation.

Scientists analyzed satellite photos of 5 parking lots, made in spring and summer 2019, and compare them with same period in 2018.

In 2018 there were 171 cars, but in 2019 there were 285 cars which is 67% more.

“More and more information indicate that something was happening in Wuhan at that time,” the author of the study said.

Foreign Ministry Hua Chuning sharply criticized the results of the study.

“This conclusion is outrageous, it’s incredibly outrageous to relyi on perfunctory data as parking lots,” she said.

By Cindy
In Other
June 10, 2020

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