. From Wuhan to Paris to Milan, the search for ‘patient zero’ « JO LEE MAGAZINE

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD/In the search for the pandemic’s origin, the trail officially ends with Patient S01, China’s first confirmed COVID-19 case, whose sparse details were outlined in the joint WHO-China report released in March.

That so little is confirmed is unsatisfying but not necessarily surprising. Despite intense desire to understand the pandemic’s source, it often takes years for scientists to establish the provenance and early infection path of a new disease.
Researchers have collected a handful of clues that hint at what might have happened in the days before Patient S01 fell ill.

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