Oder war es vielleicht doch ein Laborunfall? Das Rätsel um den Ausbruch der Corona-Pandemie

Ein Virus treibt die Welt vor sich her. Ist es tatsächlich auf natürlichem Weg übertragen worden? Oder etwa doch aus einem Hochsicherheitslabor in Wuhan entwichen? Die drängende Frage nach dem Ursprung der Pandemie wird durch den Machtkampf zwischen den USA und China massiv erschwert. Marcel Gyr, Text; Anja Lemcke, Illustrationen16.04.2021, 05.30 Uhr Google Translate OrContinue reading “Oder war es vielleicht doch ein Laborunfall? Das Rätsel um den Ausbruch der Corona-Pandemie”

Bats, pangolins, wet market, lab? The mystery deepens

Details of the research done by a Wuhan lab on viruses closely related to COVID-19, and of the secrecy surrounding it, have grown increasingly hard to dismiss. By MATT RIDLEY & ALINA CHAN

White Unicorns – or the silly stories about no Covid-19 positive tests at the WIV (and other labs)

Issue #1:Sorry @China__Focus, but you have been caught lying.Ignoring your 2019 typo (should be 2020, the 700 tests ILI samples from the Wuhan Xiehe Hospital – not from the WIV (which anyway has 590 staff and students).

Unexpected novel Merbecovirus discoveries in agricultural sequencing datasets from Wuhan, China

In this study we document the unexpected discovery of multiple coronaviruses and a BSL-3 pathogen in agricultural cotton and rice sequencing datasets. In particular, we have identified a novel HKU5-related Merbecovirus in a cotton dataset sequenced by the Huazhong Agricultural University in 2017. We have also found an infectious clone sequence containing a novel HKU4-relatedContinue reading “Unexpected novel Merbecovirus discoveries in agricultural sequencing datasets from Wuhan, China”

Feng Zijian, the Deputy DG of China CDC, was the lead member of the Chinese COVID-19 origins epidemiology team

Feng Zijian, the Deputy DG of China CDC, was the lead member of the Chinese COVID-19 origins epidemiology team — So who’s the mystery guy? Well, it turns out he’s the same guy mentioned in the leaked gag notice issued to China CDC in February last year.https://t.co/iGU64nio1J https://t.co/ebbPYUxFsQ