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Topic: China Dismisses Claims Coronavirus Originated in Lab
Summary: China is dismissing the possibility that the coronavirus pandemic originated in biosecurity laboratory and not from animal-to-human transmission in Wuhan as commonly believed. Yuan Zhiming, director of Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory, told the English-language state broadcaster CGTN on Saturday, "There's no way” the virus spread from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, specifically its P4 laboratory, which handles dangerous viruses. He said suggestions that the coronavirus originated in the lab, popularized by conservative supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump, are “conspiracy theory.”
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Report: Muhammed Idris Abdullah (Cox’s Bazar)
Topic: Two Rohingya and a Deputy Team Leader of Site Management Sector of BRAC Expresses Concerns about Damage Shelters & wants it to be repaired before Monsoon Rain in the Rohingya Camps.
Translation Summary: According to the news.un.org by July 12, 2019 “Over 45,000 individuals have been affected by weather-related incidents since the end of April, 2019 and the 5,600 people have been displaced.[ https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/07/1042331 ]
The two Rohingya teachers of Jagorani Chakra Foundation (JCF), who’ve taken temporary shelter as the migrants in Bangladesh in August 2017 said that their shelters were built when they came from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Also, they said that their shelters have been damaged as it is built or constructed with tarpaulin and bamboos and that’s why it needs to be repaired before the next monsoon rain begins in Bangladesh.