stockmule, Your certainty as regards a conspiratorial vein of thought is confusing. What you and Wade say could be true, HOWEVER, at this point in time the great preponderance of evidence says it is most likely not the case. So i ask you WHY do you take a position of certainty in the face of the evidence at hand??
"How about we stop creating and doing gain of function ourselves.
Why do you take that position in contradiction of the weight of evidence??? Is it that you see
all experts as Fauci and Shi Zhengli and most all others as all part of the conspiracy. See: A US researcher who worked with a Wuhan virology lab gives 4 reasons why a coronavirus leak would be extremely unlikely
"Trump Officials Are Said to Press Spies to Link Virus and Wuhan Labs
Reason 1: The lab’s samples don’t match the new coronavirus
Reason 2: The lab implements rigorous safety protocols
Reason 3: The coronavirus is the latest in a long line of zoonotic disease outbreaks
Reason 4: Everyday people are more likely to get infected than researchers who wear protection
Eroding confidence between US and Chinese researchers
P - Yuan Zhiming, director of the WIV’s biosafety laboratory, told Reuters .. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-lab/china-lab-rejects-covid-19-conspiracy-claims-but-virus-origins-still-a-mystery-idUSKCN22A0MM
.. that “malicious” claims about the lab had been “pulled out of thin air” and contradicted all available evidence.
P - The persistent circulation of the lab-leak theory could impact future scientific cooperation and information sharing between the US and China, according to Mazet.
P - “What’s happening sociologically right now is our biggest risk -who’s going to want to work on this if they’re the ones put under a microscope?” Mazet said. “I think the real danger of what’s going on now is that experts like Shi and myself may not be able to keep collaborating to identify these viruses because of government pressures.” Mazet said.
P - [Read because of pressure arising out of Trump's grasping what is now an evidence-free conspiracy theory in an effort to win reelection.] https://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=155411495
How conspiracy theories about COVID-19 went viral – Sydney Morning Herald https://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=156692968
conix, This "There’s no conclusive evidence that any of the changes were made for sinister reasons.
" says almost it all.
"What is China covering up about the coronavirus?"
After pushing an unfounded anti-China conspiracy theory, and smearing a renowned
scientist the most-not-divine, but dishonest Miranda Devine says the above. https://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=155503529