Vie Russ origin theory pushed by Nat’l. Academy of Sciences lies about Wuhan lab

15 12 2020

Zero Hedge
Emails Reveal Scientific Effort To Engineer ‘Natural Origin’ Theory, Dispel ‘Fringe’ Lab Speculation For COVID-19

” . . . Baric and other infectious disease experts were involved in drafting the response [to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy]. The emails show the experts’ internal discussions and an early draft dated Feb. 4.

The early draft described “initial views of the experts” that “the available genomic data are consistent with natural evolution and that there is currently no evidence that the virus was engineered to spread more quickly among humans.” This draft sentence posed a question, in parentheses:

“[ask experts to add specifics re binding sites?]” It also included a footnote in parentheses: “[possibly add brief explanation that this does not preclude an unintentional release from a laboratory studying the evolution of related coronaviruses].””