Health & Environment, Politics

GOP Blows the Lid Off Covid’s Chinese Origins

cAmid the two prevailing theories into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic: that the virus jumped from animals, possibly originating with bats, to humans, or that it escaped from a virology laboratory in China, in May, US President Joe Biden instructed the country’s intelligence agencies to carry out their own probe and report back in 90 days.

A “preponderance of evidence” supports the theory that the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic “leaked” from a Chinese lab, claims a report by US Republicans released on Monday and cited by Fox News.

The Wuhan National Biosafety Lab had sought bids for extensive revamp of its air disinfection and central air conditioning systems, despite the fact that the research facility was less than two years old, stated the report from the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Republican staff, released by Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas.

Furthermore, an overhaul to a tune of around $1.5 million had been requested in July 2019 for the facility’s hazardous waste treatment system. Read more…

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