Lab leak reloaded: The media brings back COVID origin debate | The Listening Post
Al Jazeera, 05 Jun 2021
A year and a half into the pandemic and people are still asking where the COVID-19 virus originated. The so-called lab-leak theory is gaining momentum among some scientists and journalists who contend this story has the makings of a mass cover-up.
Nicholas Wade - Former science reporter, New York Times
James Palmer - Deputy editor, Foreign Policy
Amy Maxmen - Senior reporter, Nature
Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz - Epidemiologist, University of Wollongong; columnist, The Guardian
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