SYDNEY (Reuters) - The most likely source of the novel coronavirus was a wildlife market in China, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump last week said he was confident the coronavirus may have originated in a Chinese virology lab.
Morrison, however, said Australia has seen no evidence to change its view that it originated from a wildlife market, though he would not rule out Trump’s theory.
“We can’t rule out any of these arrangements that’s what I said the other day, but the most likely has been in a wildlife wet market,” Morrison told reporters in Canberra.
Reporting by Colin Packham; Editing by Kim Coghill
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