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Pressure ramps up on China after report it withheld coronavirus information
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Pressure on China to provide more information about the origin of the novel coronavirus is ramping up from U.S. officials after reports that China withheld information about the virus that's infected 4 million people globally.
"There's no question that Xi Jinping and senior officials in the Chinese Communist Party were pressuring the [World Health Organization] all the way back to December to undersell the risk of this virus," Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton said on "Sunday Morning Futures." "Look, they knew in China early on, probably as early as the early days of December, that this virus was both highly contagious among humans and it was very deadly for certain people. Yet they wanted to save face."