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Media Tripping Over Themselves to Reverse Position On COVID Lab Leak Theory

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labAfter more than a year in which left-wing media outlets, Democrat politicians, and Dr. Anthony Fauci insisted that the claim by former President Trump that the virus likely emerged from a Chinese lab was nothing more than a “debunked conspiracy theory,” those who mocked the notion are now shamelessly backpedaling while nonetheless refusing to admit their role in misleading the public.

The so-called “lab leak” hypothesis suggests that the virus escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV). The WIV is the only Biosafety Level-4 lab in China – which means it is certified to handle the most dangerous biological specimens. The lab happens to be located just miles from the “wet market” where Chinese authorities have maintained the virus originated. Trump’s suggestion—one he first made in April of 2020—was not without basis. For one thing, Chinese labs have a history of safety breaches; a SARS outbreak in Beijing in 2004 was eventually traced back to another Chinese lab.

Despite the early evidence, the media slandered former President Trump, Republican lawmakers, and independent-minded journalists and scientists as conspiracy theorists. When Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) raised the possibility that the virus could have been created in a lab, The New York Times accused him of spreading a “rumor” and “repeating a fringe theory.” The Washington Post also called the theory “debunked.” Dr. Fauci said that the scientific evidence “is very, very strongly leaning toward this could not have been artificially or deliberately manipulated.” Even the World Health Organization (WHO), which has served as a propaganda arm for the Chinese Communist Party from day one of the pandemic, said it was “extremely unlikely” the virus escaped from a lab.

As late as March 31 of this year, CNN published a headline describing the lab leak theory as “something out of a comic book.” During the 2020 election cycle, mainstream media outlets and Congressional Democrats repeatedly labeled former President Trump and his Republican allies as racist and “anti-science” for pursuing an investigation into the origins of COVID-19.

Now that the left has achieved its goal of driving former President Trump out of office, however, many in the media and the scientific community are pushing for a more serious inquiry into the lab leak theory, forcing naysayers to furiously backtrack on their previous assertions.

Just days before former President Trump left office, the State Department published a fact sheet confirming some elements of the lab leak theory. Among other evidence, the document cited intelligence that some researchers inside the Wuhan lab had become sick with COVID-like symptoms before the first documented case in China. The State Department also described how “the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has systematically prevented a transparent and thorough investigation of the COVID-19 pandemic’s origin, choosing instead to devote enormous resources to deceit and disinformation.”

Much of the recent flip-flopping by the media and so-called experts have come after 18 prominent scientists published a letter arguing for the plausibility of the lab leak theory. The scientists asserted, “Theories of accidental release from a lab and zoonotic spillover both remain viable,” and called for further investigation. Since then, many more leading health experts have spoken up voicing their doubts about the Chinese government’s claim that the virus evolved naturally in bats in the area surrounding the WIV.

Dr. Fauci –the king of COVID confusion – now says he is “not convinced” the virus developed naturally. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the WHO, is timidly asking for “further investigation.”

Finding the truth about whether COVID-19 originated in a Chinese lab will be of critical importance to global health and security considerations in the years to come. While the WIV is the first Level-4 lab in China, there are plans to develop several more such labs throughout the country. In light of this evidence and the reluctance of the Chinese Communist Party to allow for a transparent investigation, many are asking if other countries, including the U.S., should continue to help China possess and perform research on the most dangerous pathogens in the world.

In the end, due to China’s opacity, obfuscation, and secrecy, the world may never know the full story about the origins of the pandemic that has taken more than 3.4 million lives. But one thing is for certain: from the beginning, all the evidence has suggested we should not ignore the lab leak theory. Instead of objectively reviewing the facts and encouraging further investigation, Democrats and the mainstream media worked to downplay and discredit legitimate concerns raised by the Trump administration—and they did it for transparently political purposes. This coordinated coverup has only exacerbated public confusion about the virus. If the Chinese Communist Party did engineer this virus and let it loose upon humanity, the world must know—and the Chinese government must be held accountable.

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David
4 months ago

The Biden admin will thoroughly investigate this thru the Intelligence Committee then declare that there is no evidence of China being involved with the release of this virus. The Intelligence Committee DOES NOT HAVE TO RELEASE A PUBLIC REPORT so NO evidence of guilt on the part of the CCP will ever come to light, we will just have to take Idiot Joe’s word.

Paul
4 months ago

President Donald J. Trump was correct about everything since 2016. What really surprised me was how Corrupt and Anti-American the Federal Bureau Investigation is. The FBI is being more corrupted each day of His Excellency Joey Biden and his Anti-America Communist Kamala Harris. I Pray to God every day to Save America and Turn away the Evil Politicians, Evil Law enforcement,

BAE
4 months ago

If only the American people could sue Dr. Fauci for his lies. He is so lacking as a medical professional, but he is not; is he? He is political through and through. He liked the attention and the money. So disappointed!!!

Kate
4 months ago
Reply to  BAE

Fauci is a media whore. Changed his tune depending on which media spotlight was on him at the time.
As a vaccine research nurse for many years, the doctors I worked with knew pretty quickly that this virus was manipulated.

Mark L
4 months ago

AMEN!
It’s about time! Slowly those on the left side will finally realize how much they’ve been lied to!

HelenC
4 months ago

Covid-19 was weaponized by Dems just like IRS and DOJ was weaponized by Obama against citizens. COVID-19 was used as excuse to validate large number of mail in votes, which r now belatedly being investigated for fraud. Too late!!! Damage is done. When will Dem fraud of using COVID-19 be effectively prosecuted? Even Fauci is waffling on his mask order.

Garye
4 months ago

The mainstream media with their lying talking heads have ZERO credibility!
Bye bye , NOBODY wants to listen to you blather anymore!

Tom Sansoni
4 months ago

Amen

Hal
4 months ago

I long ago ceased to consider the classic media outlets (with a few exceptions) anything but liberal, Democrat Party, sensationalist propaganda outlets.

Mark L
4 months ago
Reply to  Hal

The Mainstream Media are a bunch of self serving jerks. When we find out the truth then thy may realize how great President Trump is!

Ray
4 months ago

Personally I don’t trust anything that come out of Washington furthermore I trust absolutely nothing that comes out of China. I’m baffled why out country has anything to do with them.
Fauci has dirty hands in this mess and it certainly doesn’t stop with him. Fool me once granted never again.

Kim
4 months ago

I trust nothing the CCP does or believe anything it says. Their number one goal is world domination, and the easiest way to wipe out the free world, and most of their own, is with biological agents. We should stop letting them buy American land and businesses, and encourage other countries to do the same. Participating in laboratory experiments in the spirit of cooperation with the CCP and the WHO is just crazy-talk.

Old Silk
4 months ago

So much for their managed perception tactics.

Hal
4 months ago

Of all the institutions that keep this nation bound as one Nation, I do believe the media institutions (with a scant relatively exceptions (… e.g. Fox News, AMAC, some talk radio celebrities such as Rush Limbaugh) have failed to remain unbiased in their reporting, hiring of reporters and news gatherers, giving full & fair event reporting, and honesty. The most major incidents that come to mind was burying the truth about the Bidens (Joe Hidin’, and family, particularly his son) AND the shameful abuse of election laws and procedures that allowed to Illegal votes to be counted and illegally submitted in sufficiency to sway the outcome of the POTUS and other concurrent races). Don’t count solely on the GOP to fix it come next elections … they must have our support to insist on guaranteed fair and honest elections in the future. Otherwise the DemocRat Party will remain the Kemlin of US governance and the Constitution will be only used when the Kremlin deems it to their advantage to do so …. which somewhat what is going on in the Hidin’ Biden Administration now.

Walter
4 months ago

Who authorized our tax money to go to China’s lab development of COVID-19? We know Fauci was involved but who was he taking orders from? Did Fauci have financial interest in the development? We know the corrupt Biden’s have taken tons of money from China-now don’t we. Senator Kennedy wants to know what other labs Fauci et. al are involved with. Fauci is as bad as the Socialists Dems twisting and turning their story to fit their narrative. Why are we giving China money? Why are we giving all these other countries money? The Dems print it off like it don’t matter to the Americn citizens. We do not owe the world a living? We have fought and died in battles defieding other countries and we can’t even defend our own border. Maybe Biden will let go more Great Senior Military Leaders. Biden is a Hypocrite, Liar-the Big Man and anti-American. Who put him in office????

Max
4 months ago
Reply to  Walter

There is probably no doubt that Dr. Fauci is on the take, making money hand over foot while people of the world have died and are dying. Unfortunately, politicians, doctors, and big pharma in China and the USA involved with this mess will never be brought up on genocide charges until they meet the FATHER.

Walter
4 months ago
Reply to  Max

Agree. Being held accountable for political officials means absolutely nothing. This lack of prosecution simply allows corruption to continue. We must overturn prosecution immunity. I sincerely believe our future is in God’s Hands, but being human and an old Vet, I want Governmental traitors persecuted now.

Max
4 months ago
Reply to  Walter

Amen. Unfortunately the days are becoming more as in the days of Noah as the Bible says. Minor officials will end up taking the blame and getting their wrists slapped, higher guilty parties will continue to get away with their sins. One must be patient, the LORD will deal justice as needed, just continue to pray.

Butterfly
4 months ago
Reply to  Walter

Wasn’t me.

Victoria Johnson
4 months ago
Reply to  Walter

Dr. Fauci needs to be fired, investigated and brought up on charges for his role in supporting and financing the diabolical experiments at the Wu Han lab and the other grotesque experiments being carried out as we speak at the U. of Pennsylvania, Pittsburg, that involve the fetuses of aborted babies. Dr. Fauci is America’s Dr. Mengele. He should be a pariah not an ‘esteemed’ scientist. He has long since passed his expiration date.

Walter
4 months ago

Agree. But he did not act alone. All Conspirators should go to prison not rewarded. Make no mistake, China is our enemy-and Joe Biden and family took money from them. They are traitors. China will never be held accountable. They do own a lot of property and businesses I believe in our Country. We should just take them over to help make good on all the terrible things they did by unleashing this Virus on the world. Biden needs to go to Jail.

Lost Freedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Walter

Yes, Fauci False-ci has a lot to gain financially with the royalties on his patients. See  Link:  covid-19-vaccines-dr-faucis-team-may-personally-profit/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener nofollow ugc” rel=”nofollow ugc” rel=”nofollow ugc”>covid-19-vaccines-dr-faucis-team-may-personally-profit/
This man funneled $$$ to Eco-Health Alliance which sent $$$ to China after
the Obama administration suspended gain-of-function research in 2014 after a series of lab accidents involving pathogens at CDC headquarters in Georgia.
Link fauci-reportedly-relaunched-nih-gain-of-function-research-without-consulting-white-house/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener nofollow ugc” rel=”nofollow ugc”>fauci-reportedly-relaunched-nih-gain-of-function-research-without-consulting-white-house/  
Life-Site News writes of many things never printed in the “Liberal Daily”

Kate
4 months ago
Reply to  Walter

Fauci and Bill Gates have been working hand in hand for many years to establish mandatory world wide vaccination. It’s not out of some altruistic endeavor, but for the $$$$ they would ultimately get.

Jeanine
4 months ago

When a person is a victim of demonic possession there were generally two things (although there may be more);that precluded the possession: denial of God’s grace and invitation to the demon. Both of these can be very enigmatic and the person may not have known they occurred.
We certainly did not “invite” the pandemic and I am sure that most called upon the grace of God.
The bioweapon that Covid presented as was simply that, a fairly indiscriminate bioweapon.
So then along came an old senate guy who pretty much lacked a cognizant thought that could easily be pushed around. And with a little manipulation of the US voting process could be made (God help us) the leader of the free world…the opposite of communism.
Now the CCP has what they need and they literally got invited to destroy our freedom.
just saying…

Just Asking....
4 months ago

It’s amazing that the media can back track without admitting they were wrong!

Jeanine
4 months ago

I am pretty sure that is a trait of toddlers: “It wasn’t me, I was just there”

Jesse F Tiede
4 months ago

And so, one more thing President Trump brought out is being proven as more likely true. Once again, “Mean Bad Orange Man” is right, and the Liberal Progressive Socialist Democrats have egg on their faces, and have once again proven their ability and desire to show their stupidity…

Tavit
4 months ago

I hate it when people are confused with education and intelligence. You can have a master’s or doctor’s degree and still be a dumb donkey! {just trying to be polite} Got that Dr. Farce!, Bill Gates, Biden, Pelosi, Schumer – and the rest of you demons Your mascot is fitting for your pathetic party. Your god is money and power. Shame on you! This is nothing but a conspiracy to take control of We the People!

pkv
4 months ago
Reply to  Tavit

In a Fast Approaching Future their portion will be to take up residence with the demons cast into Hell. But since they deny the existence of God they will deny this truth…..until It happens.

Ed J
4 months ago
Reply to  pkv

Too bad the rest of us who are living won’t be able to get a front row seat to watch all these miscreants showing up at the un-pearly gates to embrace their eternal “rewards!” Of course, the misery these folks will endure in Hell is a whole lot less that what they are now perpetrating against our nation and all Americans. Most of these folks are so calloused in life that it’s probably an even bet that the fires of damnation will have little impact on them in any meaningful fashion in their afterlife.

TPS
4 months ago

dems and msm lied and showed their hatred and bias all along of President Trump and now the truth is slowly coming out. They should be held accountable but I won’t hold my breath, because the Rollover party has also done very little to support President Trump making them complicit in my opinion.

Stephen Russell
4 months ago

Shows media lied people died since 3-20 or earlier
Now to “cover up” actions?
Prosecute Fauci, WHO, CDC, NIH NAID for war crimes?
Covid 19 is a Bioweapon
Via CCP China

dogstar
4 months ago

Wish I could give you 5 stars! Spot on.*****

Jerry
4 months ago

This just shows the ignorance and bias of the Lamestream media. President was right again.

Victoria Johnson
4 months ago
Reply to  Jerry

Not ignorance, malevolence. The agenda was everything.

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