Scientist who worked at Wuhan lab says COVID was man-made virus

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  1. Lil Mike

    Lil Mike Well-Known Member

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    You would think this would make bigger news...

    Scientist who worked at Wuhan lab says COVID was man-made virus

    A scientist who worked at a controversial research lab in China has claimed that COVID was a man-made virus that leaked from the facility, according to a report.

    Andrew Huff, who worked for a New York-based non-profit that studied viruses, said COVID leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China two-plus years ago and blamed authorities for the “biggest US intelligence failure since 9/11,” Britain’s The Sun reported Saturday.

    The lab has been at the center of fierce debates about the origins of COVID, with both Chinese government officials and lab personnel denying that the virus leaked from the facility.

    Huff, an epidemiologist, said in his new book, “The Truth About Wuhan,” that the pandemic was the result of the US government’s funding of coronaviruses in China.

    Any chance there is going to any sort of investigation about this?
     
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    wgabrie Well-Known Member Donor

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    It depends on how much we want to antagonize China this week. ;)
     
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    The usual whiners know the Red Chinese are never going to pay them 'reparations', just crooked Democrats will.

    Who doesn't know the vermin harvest organs from political prisoners, yet Wall Street and 401K's adore them, so the right wing will never stop cashing in on their labor racketeering, and of course the left wing loves them for their totalitarian paranoia state.
     
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    zalekbloom Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    The only way to find if this is true, someone need to investigate the lab crew, check logs and more. If the coronavirus indeed was created in China, China will never allow any investigation.
     
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  5. Aleksander Ulyanov

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    So a former employee of someplace says their former employer was doing bad stuff.

    And everyone knows former employees are physically incapable of lying about their former employer (it's like this vaccine they're given )

    So case closed, limber up the rockets, war with China is ON.
     
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    Wait wait wait....what do Republicans call such folks again?

    "Disgruntled".
     
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  7. Aleksander Ulyanov

    Aleksander Ulyanov Well-Known Member

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    And everyone knows they always tell the truth. [/satire]
     
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    So in other words you believe the official story... Because our government is especially trustworthy..... It's kind of a toss-up which government's more trustworthy ours or China?
     
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    MAny of those 'factories' are built like prisons, with the barbed wire turned inward, to keep people in. You seem to approve of such labor racketeering, as long as it benefits vermin stockholders and CEOs thousands of miles away.
     
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    Absolutely not. Doesn't fit the narrative.
     
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    What narrative?
     
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    Why not a woman-made virus?
    [this was gender satire].
     
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    Right now it's just a political football.

    It appears likely that the phantom virus was present in the sewage systems of several cities in Italy and the US months before the official plandemic.
     
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    Always :roflol:


    Pfizer’s 2021 revenue was $81.3 billion, roughly double its revenue in 2020, when its top sellers were a pneumonia vaccine, the cancer drug Ibrance, and the fibromyalgia treatment Lyrica, which had gone off-patent.

    Now its mRNA vaccine holds 70% of the U.S. and European markets. And its antiviral Paxlovid is the pill of choice to treat early symptoms of covid. This year, the company expects to rake in more than $50 billion in global revenue from the two medications alone.

    Paxlovid’s value to vaccinated patients isn’t yet clear, and Pfizer’s covid vaccine doesn’t entirely prevent infections, although each booster temporarily restores some protection. Yet, while patients may recoil at the need for repeated injections — two boosters are now recommended for people 50 and older — the requirement is gold for investors.

    Hopefully, we could be giving it annually and maybe for some groups that are high-risk more often,” CEO Albert Bourla told investors this year. “Then you have the treatment [Paxlovid] that will, let’s say, resolve the issues of those that are getting the disease.”

    Just last week, the Biden administration agreed to buy another 105 million doses of Pfizer’s covid vaccine for the fall booster campaign, paying $3.2 billion. At $30.47 a dose, it’s a significant premium over the $19.50-a-dose rate the government paid for the first 100 million. The vaccine is being modified to target early omicron variants, but newer variants are gaining dominance.

    Because the virus keeps mutating and will be around for a long time, the market for Pfizer’s products won’t go away. In wealthier countries, the public is likely to keep coming back for more, like diners at an all-you-can-eat restaurant, sated but never entirely satisfied.

    The reliance on Pfizer products at each stage of the pandemic has steered the U.S. response, including critical public health decisions.

    When last year Bourla suggested that a booster shot would soon be needed, U.S. public health officials later followed, giving the impression that Pfizer was calling the tune. Some public health experts and scientists worry these decisions were hasty, noting, for example, that although boosters with the mRNA shots produced by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech improve antibody protection initially, it generally doesn’t last.

    Since January, Bourla has been saying that U.S. adults will probably all need annual booster shots, and senior FDA officials have indicated since April that they agree.

    At a June 28 meeting of FDA advisers considering a potential fall vaccination campaign, Pfizer presented studies involving about 3,500 people showing that tweaks to its covid vaccine allowed it to elicit more antibodies against the omicron variant that began circulating last December. But most of the advisers said the FDA should require the next vaccine to target an even newer omicron variant, known as BA.5.

    That would mean more work and expense for Pfizer, which called on the FDA to enable it to make future changes to the covid vaccine without human trials


    https://khn.org/news/article/pfizer-pandemic-vaccine-market-paxlovid-outsize-profit-influence/
     
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    Hard to take it seriously when the title says he worked at a Wuhan lab, while the article says he worked in NYC for some non-profit.
     
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  16. Lil Mike

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    Good catch and they've updated the headline

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  17. Aleksander Ulyanov

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    Why are you calling it a "PLANdemic", implying it's a complete hoax, in the same sentence where you say it was purposely developed?
     
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    China’s crazy secrecy policies led to suspicion that C19 is.a product of bio-weapon research early on.

    “United States epidemiologist and author Larry Brilliant, who helped eradicate smallpox in 1980, has criticized communist China for its “irresponsible behaviour” in its handling of the coronavirus pandemic and urged it to be “radically transparent” if it wanted to fight suspicion over the origins of the virus.

    In an interview in Geneva with Agnès Pedrero of the Agence-France Presse, Brilliant noted China’s “suspicious behavior” in refusing to allow in international experts and even blocking Chinese scientists from probing the disease. “We should be allowed, and the Chinese scientists should be allowed, to study the origin of the disease,” said Brilliant, who helped the World Health Organization (WHO) eradicate smallpox four decades ago. According to the AFP dispatch, the United States and Australia have called for an international investigation, but China has refused, and is yet to respond to a WHO request that it be invited to help in investigating the origins of the virus.

    The global new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has killed nearly 300,000 people worldwide in a matter of months. Scientists believe the virus, which emerged in China late last year, originated in bats and jumped from them directly to humans or through other animals before reaching humans. But there’s also widespread speculation that the virus, called SARS-CoV-2, was manufactured as a bioweapon or escaped from a Chinese laboratory working on the related SARS virus. Brilliant, who served as a consultant on the very realistic 2011 pandemic horror film “Contagion,” by acclaimed filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, told AFP that China’s “suspicious behavior” in blocking international experts and even its scientists from probing the origins of the virus was fuelling such theories.
    PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER, Smallpox warrior and ‘Contagion’ consultant chides China for ‘irresponsible behavior’, By: Lito B. Zulueta, 04:02 AM May 18, 2020
    https://lifestyle.inquirer.net/3627...tant-chides-china-for-irresponsible-behavior/
     
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    Right, so he never set foot in a lab in China.
     
  20. Lil Mike

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    Right, they updated the story.
     
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    What did he do at the lab, and how long was he there?
     
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    Realizing China is guilty of this crime doesn't mean we have to go to war. There are other options
     
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    I'm being facetious.
     
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    Ahh, so hard to tell with you.
     
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    Aleksander Ulyanov Well-Known Member

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    Talent, pure talent.
     
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