FAST FIVE: Group Of Scientists Insist COVID-19 "Lab Leak" Theory Deserves Further Investigation

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Regular Zero Hedge readers might remember that we were abruptly banned from Twitter last summer for reporting on the leak “conspiracy theory”.

“Theories of accidental release from a lab and zoonotic spillover both remain viable.” The letter noted that there are several theories about the virus's origins, and that all credible theories should be taken seriously.

“We must take hypotheses about both natural and laboratory spillovers seriously until we have sufficient data,” the scientists said, adding that an intellectually rigorous and dispassionate investigation needed to take place.

Yet more investigation is still needed to determine the origin of the pandemic.

In May 2020, the World Health Assembly requested that the World Health Organization (WHO) director-general work closely with partners to determine the origins of SARS-CoV-2 (2).

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