Covid-19 lab leak theory 'feasible', reports from British Intelligence.

WHO must fully investigate the origins of the deadly virus, demands vaccine minister, Nadhim Zahawi.

Beijing has been vehemently denying that the coronavirus broke out in Wuhan and took exception to Trump's reference to it as "China virus" or "Wuhan virus."


Source: The Indian Express.


According to a media report, British intelligence agencies now believe it is "feasible" that the Covid-19 pandemic began with the virus leak from a Chinese bio laboratory.


The origins of the Covid-19 remained a rather argumentative topic, including some scientists and politicians maintaining that the possibility of a lab leak of the deadly virus exists.

The Sunday Times reported, Western intelligence, including in Britain, at first considered there was only a "remote" chance that it had leaked from the laboratory, where research is conducted into bat-derived coronaviruses, including one closely associated with Covid-19. But there has since been a reassessment, and a lab escape is thought "feasible".



source: India Today.


A western intelligence source familiar with UK involvement in the investigation reported,


“There might be pockets of evidence that take us one way, and evidence that takes us another way. The Chinese will lie either way. I don’t think we will ever know.”

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the foreign affairs select committee, said:


“The silence coming from Wuhan is troubling. We need to open the crypt and see what could protect ourselves in the future. That means starting an investigation, along with partners around the world and in the WHO.”

If they could not trace the origin, citing US diplomatic sources, the paper said there were concerns that:


“This could happen again and we are one wet market or bio lab away from the next spillover.”

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