For the lab leak theory to be true, SARS-CoV-2 must have been present in the Wuhan Institute of Virology before the pandemic started. But there’s not a single piece of data suggesting this.
It’s more evidence a lab leak is very unlikely.
The difference between conspiratorial thinking and believing the official narrative isn’t necessarily as big as you might you think.
We may never know whether the pandemic began with a leak at the Wuhan lab. But even the possibility shows we need a universal biosafety code to prevent something similar happening in future.
The lab accident theory of the origins of Covid-19 has gained traction in recent months. We need a proper investigation to find out what really happened.
Does it matter where COVID came from? In the ongoing war of words between the US and China, the answer is a resounding ‘yes’.