US military chief: 'Weight of evidence' that Covid-19 did not originate in a lab

US Military Comments Off

The Pentagon’s top general has said that US intelligence has looked into the possibility that the coronavirus outbreak could have started in a Chinese laboratory, but that the “weight of evidence” so far pointed towards “natural” origins.

The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, Gen Mark Milley, was speaking on the day of a Washington Post report about state department cables in 2018 in which US diplomats raised safety concerns about the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) which was conducting studies of coronavirus from bats.

Related: Trump scapegoating of WHO obscures its key role in tackling pandemic

Continue reading…
Source: us-military
Link : US military chief: ‘Weight of evidence’ that Covid-19 did not originate in a lab

Author

Search

Back to Top

Skip to content