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Old 03-26-2021, 11:55 AM
 
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Former CDC Director Redfield: ‘Most Likely’ Coronavirus Came from Lab in Wuhan

Former CDC Director Robert Redfield said in an interview with CNN’s Sanjay Gupta that he believed the coronavirus escaped from a lab in Wuhan, China.

Redfield said, “If I was to guess this virus started transmitting somewhere in September, October in Wuhan … That’s my own view. It’s an opinion. I’m allowed to have an opinion.”

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2021...-lab-in-wuhan/
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Old 03-26-2021, 12:08 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Opine away, Redfield demonstrated that he is not credible. Professional virologists do not agree with Redfield.
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Old 03-26-2021, 12:31 PM
 
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A politician who worked for Trump. No surprise.
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Old 03-26-2021, 12:36 PM
 
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The whole "Wuhan lab" thing is kinda hiding the ball. It has connotations of being "Lab-made". There is absolutely no evidence of that. This is a bat coronavirus. We just don't know how a bat virus got to humans. Viruses don't typically jump from bat to human; they need an intermediary. With SARS, the intermediary was a civet (looks like a cross between a cat and a ferret). With COVID, the guess was that the intermediary was a pangolin, but we might not know for years.

Maybe an infected bat broke out of the lab? I dunno, it's possible, but it doesn't explain the jump to humans. And there's no evidence that the virus was engineered.
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Old 03-26-2021, 12:44 PM
 
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There is no doubt, only denial.
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Old 03-26-2021, 12:47 PM
 
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I have no doubt it came from Wuhan lab, whether on purpose (trying out a new biological weapon) or accident. China doesn't care about human life so wouldn't be surprised if they used their own people as guinea pigs. Fauci worked for Trump now he is working for Biden and flip-flops so much I wouldn't trust anything he said.
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Old 03-26-2021, 12:49 PM
 
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The whole "Wuhan lab" thing is kinda hiding the ball. It has connotations of being "Lab-made". There is absolutely no evidence of that. This is a bat coronavirus. We just don't know how a bat virus got to humans. Viruses don't typically jump from bat to human; they need an intermediary. With SARS, the intermediary was a civet (looks like a cross between a cat and a ferret). With COVID, the guess was that the intermediary was a pangolin, but we might not know for years.

Maybe an infected bat broke out of the lab? I dunno, it's possible, but it doesn't explain the jump to humans. And there's no evidence that the virus was engineered.
I think he got the idea from here:
Research into deadly viruses and biological weapons at US army lab shut down over fears they could escape
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...-a9042641.html

Obviously such operations are common in the US.
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Old 03-26-2021, 01:09 PM
 
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Words only have real meaning when evidence can be provided.
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Old 03-26-2021, 05:54 PM
 
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“It’s an opinion. I’m allowed to have an opinion.”

Thats where this nation derailed to. No more research. scientific proof, facts. Now, guesses and opinions are equally important. If you have no evidence for anything, you can always claim : “it’s my opinion” and it is sufficient. I hope the justice system doesn’t follow the same path.

Edit: I remember once Trump contradicted the official NOAA forecast of a storm path. He also didn’t see any problem with that: “It’s my opinion. I’m entitled to an opinion”.
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Old 03-26-2021, 06:00 PM
 
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The reason scientists don't want to say covid came from the lab is that it would be career suicide. In spite of that some are speaking out.

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Did the coronavirus leak from a lab? These scientists say we shouldn’t rule it out.

For many scientists, challenging the idea that SARS-CoV-2 has natural origins is seen as career suicide. But a vocal few say it shouldn't be disregarded or lumped in with conspiracy theories.
https://www.technologyreview.com/202...ts-conspiracy/
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