A classified new report from the US Department of Energy published in the Wall Street Journal suggests that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
The novel coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2, was first detected in Wuhan. Central China at the end of 2019 and after that, it spread rapidly around the world until it killed almost 7 million people and also had a huge impact on the global economy. Due to blocking borders and implementing lockdown measures in various countries. To try to control the spread of the virus over the years.
However, this new secret report still cannot confirm the facts with certainty. And the level of confidence in that information is still low. But the new data also suggests a shift in the US Department of Energy’s view. with regard to this issue, since it has not yet been identified how this virus occurred But now the US Department of Energy There is an opinion that is consistent with the report of the US intelligence agency (FBI) that had summarized the report in 2021, with a moderate level of confidence in the information that There is a possibility that COVID may have spread after an error occurred in the scientific lab.
Four other US intelligence agencies had low levels of confidence in the information. And hardly believe that the COVID epidemic that occurred was a natural spread of disease Two other intelligence agencies are yet to believe or conclude how the virus originated and where it originated.
Although there are many analyzes from various agencies. But many parties still have a consistent opinion that The virus is not a result of the development of China’s bioweapons programme.
White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said US President Joe Biden had asked agencies to Try to find out as much as you can about how the outbreak started and what exactly happened.
in the middle of February The World Health Organization (WHO) has pledged to do everything possible to find answers to the origins of the virus, working with Chinese scientists. and traveled to the Institute of Virology in Wuhan which is a biosafety laboratory where researchers conduct various research about bats now
Still, WHO investigations have been criticized for a lack of transparency. And the hypothesis that the potential cause of the outbreak could be caused by the virus leakage from the laboratory is extremely unlikely. The most reasonable explanation is The virus originated in bats. before spreading to other animals as an intermediary eventually developing into a human epidemic
China has accused the United States of politicizing the investigation into the matter. and made their country a scapegoat After former President Donald Trump once dubbed the SARS-CoV-2 virus the ‘China virus’. Finding out the origins of COVID is still of great importance. in order to prepare and prevent further outbreaks that may occur in the future
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