In silico comparison of spike protein-ACE2 binding affinities across species; significance for the possible origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus
Overall, the data indicates that SARSCoV2 is uniquely adapted to infect humans, raising questions as to whether it arose in nature by a rare chance event or whether its origins lie elsewhere. arxiv.org
God bless this BBC journalist!! Good luck trying to find mainstream U.S. journalists willing to ask the hard questions.
YOUTUBE PNv75d0lyGg Coronavirus: Liu Xiaoming, China's UK Ambassador, on China's role in Covid-19 - BBC HARDtalk - Apr 29, 2020
1st documentary movie on the origin of CCP virus, Tracking Down the Origin of the Wuhan Coronavirus.
YOUTUBE Gdd7dtDaYmM Crossroads with Joshua Phillip. Apr 7, 2020
LiveScience -- Just today (April 18), the vice director of WIV Zhiming Yuan CGTN, the Chinese state broadcaster, said "there is no way this virus came from us," NBC News reported. "We have a strict regulatory regime and code of conduct of research, so we are confident." page
> WIV was not immune to those concerns. In 2018, after scientist diplomats from the U.S. embassy in Beijing visited the WIV, they were so concerned by the lack of safety and management at the lab that the diplomats sent two official warnings back to the U.S. One of the official cables, obtained by The Washington Post, suggested that the lab's work on bat coronaviruses with the potential for human transmission could risk causing a new SARS-like pandemic,
Post columnist Josh Rogin wrote. > "During interactions with scientists at the WIV laboratory, they noted the new lab has a serious shortage of appropriately trained technicians and investigators needed to safely operate this high-containment laboratory," the officials said in their cable dated to Jan. 19, 2018. page