Original title: Rumors from Wuhan Virus Shi Zhengli’s “mosquito or third host” remarks: Never posted a
recent Internet circulation entitled “Shi Zhengli issued a warning early in the morning: Don’t be too optimistic about the epidemic, mosquitoes or third host” False information, the rumor could have a bad social impact. After verification, our solemn statement is as follows:
Researcher Shi Zhengli has never released any relevant information, and Shi Zhengli himself and our institute reserve the right to pursue legal responsibility of the rumor maker.
Heartfelt thanks to all sectors of society for their care, support and help!
Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
March 17, 2020
Source: Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Chief