Why Did Scientists Suppress The Lab Leak Theory?
Scientific skepticism or the fear of public reaction?
Matt Ridley. “In August 2007 there was an outbreak of foot-and-mouth virus on a farm in Surrey. It was a few miles from the world’s leading reference laboratory for identifying outbreaks of foot and mouth. Nobody thought this was a coincidence and sure enough a leaking pipe at the laboratory was soon found to be the source: a drainage contractor had wo…
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