Chinese virologist Dr. Li-Meng Yan issues a report claiming that COVID-19 was made in a laboratory

Chinese virologist Dr. Li-Meng Yan issues a report claiming that COVID-19 was made in a laboratory

A virologist who left China after studying the early outbreak of COVID-19 has released a new report claiming that the corona virus may have come from a laboratory.

Dr. Li-Meng Yan, a scientist, studied some of the data available on Govit-19 Published his claims in Genoto, Open access digital site. He believed that COVID-19 could be “conveniently developed” within a laboratory system within six months, and that “SARS-CoV-2 exhibits naturally occurring, biological properties incompatible with the zoonotic virus”.

Initial reports of origin Corona virus, Or “Spillover Incident”, the virus jumped from animals to humans in the wet market in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019.

“Although the theory of natural origin is widely accepted, there is no substantial support,” Dr. Yan writes in the report.

“The alternative theory that the virus may have come from a research laboratory, however, is being strictly censored in peer – reviewed scientific journals.

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Dr. Yan’s article, co-authored by three other physicians: ‘Extraordinary features of the SARS-CoV-2 gene suggest more sophisticated laboratory change than natural evolution and define its possible synthetic pathway’.

Dr. Yan worked in the Department of Public Health Laboratory Science at the University of Hong Kong, at the World Health Organization’s Center for Infectious Diseases Research.

Dr. Yan said he crushed his and his team’s scientific discoveries, And were only told to report cases related to the Huanan seafood market. Fearing for his safety, he left China on a flight to Los Angeles in late April.

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Other scientists have denied Dr. Yan’s claim Direct science In March, it asserted that “SARS-CoV-2 is not a laboratory construct or a deliberately manipulated virus.”

Dr. Yan’s newly released statement echoes what he said in a recent TV interview, appearing on a British talk show. Loose women.

During the interview, he said the corona virus “comes from the laboratory – the laboratory and laboratory in Wuhan are controlled by the Chinese government.”

He added that widespread reports of the virus appearing last year from a wet market in Wuhan were a “smoke screen.”

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