A panel of experts on Tuesday told Republicans on the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis that they are convinced COVID-19 originated in a lab in Wuhan, China.
“This is a worldwide pandemic in which millions of people have died. It may have been the result of a lab-leak — and we think highly likely it is,” Adm. Brett Giroir told the subcommittee, as The Daily Caller reported.
All four of the experts — which included Dr. David Asher, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, Dr. Richard Muller, emeritus professor of physics at the University of California Berkeley and Dr. Steven Quay, founder of Atossa Therapeutics — answered “yes” when asked if the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 started in Wuhan lab.
“A natural zoonosis has two processes,” Quay said. “It jumps into humans but it can’t do very well… but then it’s building up its repertoire, it’s learning how to infect humans. And then finally, and this takes a year to