Skip to comments.The coronavirus did not escape from a lab. Here's how we know
Posted on 03/24/2020 5:58:31 AM PDT by knighthawk
As the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 spreads across the globe, with cases surpassing 284,000 worldwide today (March 20), misinformation is spreading almost as fast.
One persistent myth is that this virus, called SARS-CoV-2, was made by scientists and escaped from a lab in Wuhan, China, where the outbreak began.
A new analysis of SARS-CoV-2 may finally put that latter idea to bed. A group of researchers compared the genome of this novel coronavirus with the seven other coronaviruses known to infect humans: SARS, MERS and SARS-CoV-2, which can cause severe disease; along with HKU1, NL63, OC43 and 229E, which typically cause just mild symptoms, the researchers wrote March 17 in the journal Nature Medicine.
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All i know is that chapel hill put a sars bat virus into a mouse
I never believed it escaped. Pretty sure some money changed hands somewhere.
Smallpox was weaponized centuries ago.
No lab required.
Thanks to this insanity, if the ChiComs hadn’t figured that out before, they have now.
Experts explain Livescience employs no scientists.
So the Chinese owned western media is on defensive for their owners .
Forbes is conflating "Escaped from a lab" and "made in a lab".
There is a very high probablility the Wuhan Flu escaped from the lab in Wuhan.
There is a very high probability the Wuhan Flu originally was carried in bats.
The two premises are complimentary.
Whether it escaped or not we still have to deal with it.
If I were going to create a bioweapon, I would make sure it wasn’t traced. There was a researcher at that lab who saw the results of splicing sars and coronavirus and how dangerous it was and noticed that the coronavirus in horseshoe bats was 96.2% similar.
Why not inject horseshoe bat coronavirus into an intermediate animal needed to then transmit to humans. One can accomplish mutating the virus for humans naturally and have plausible deniability?
You read that article?
it’s scientifically quite convincing.
Not everything is a conspiracy and the facts laid out make sense.
Sounds like somebody is attempting to baffle the public with complicated BS. I’m not buying it. Rather I’ll continue to believe this virus was manufactured by China until somebody can explain it to me in common sense English.
The scientists who did this study were Chinese ?
if FOX “news” is pushing this BS,
know that Romney and Soros also invested in
MAKING the viral atrocity.
its scientifically quite convincing.
No, it’s not.
I am no scientist but it seems to me the chapel hill successful experiment evidence puts a nail in the coffin of this story.
A bunch of nonsense and gibberish
pushed by the Fox leftist news plants .
The Chinese let some ugly bioweapon out .
You can smell the desperation from the China loving media .
I read it. And i am the one that has been talking about chapel hill here for months
That didn't seem like lead pipe cinch evidence to me. If anything it indicated that the chinese bioweapons researchers worked with what they had on hand and locally - if it is indeed a bio engineered weapon.
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