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© Provided by Xinhua | Aerial photo taken on Aug. 7, 2020 shows the Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- An international expert team from the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in China on Jan. 14 and remains quarantined in Wuhan, a health official said on Wednesday.

The WHO expert team and Chinese scientists will advance the origin-tracing of the novel coronavirus in an orderly manner based on a mandate confirmed last July, said Mi Feng, a National Health Commission spokesperson, at a press conference.

Chinese and foreign specialists have convened video conferences to formulate work plans, Mi said.

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