WHO team arrives in Wuhan to search for pandemic origins

Passengers arriving on the flight from Singapore are processed by staff in protective clothing and directed toward a covered walkway to a separate exit from the airport terminal in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province on Thursday. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

WUHAN, China — A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries.