WA Museum Boola Bardip denies changes to China display were due to political pressure

Posted by on December 4, 2020 3:02 am
Categories: Global Stories

After complaint from consul general, description of Covid-19 as virus ‘originating in China’ was changed and Taiwan included in map of China

The state museum of Western Australia has changed a display that stated mainland China was the “origin” of the coronavirus and included Taiwan in a map of China, after a complaint from the WA Chinese consul general.

The WA Museum Boola Bardip said the exhibit was changed for “factual” reasons, not political pressure, because the World Health Organization has not yet determined where the virus technically originated.

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