The coronavirus escaped from China in January and wreaked havoc across the globe.
One mystery surrounding the virus is where it came from.
And this smoking gun just proved the coronavirus came from a lab in China.
For months fake news reporters bashed Arkansas Republican Senator Tom Cotton and others that stated the Chinese coronavirus did not originate in a Wuhan wet market where Chinese citizens ate bats.
Instead, Cotton and other skeptical voices stated that the virus escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology as part of an experiment gone wrong.
Now there is significant evidence that proves this may be the case.
In 2018 U.S. Embassy officials visited the Wuhan Institute of Virology and were so alarmed at what they saw and fired off worried cables described sloppy security procedures at the lab where scientists were studying SARS-like coronaviruses that came from bats.
The Washington Post exclusively reported:
What the U.S. officials learned during their visits concerned them so much that they dispatched two diplomatic cables categorized as Sensitive But Unclassified back to Washington. The cables warned about safety and management weaknesses at the WIV lab and proposed more attention and help. The first cable, which I obtained, also warns that the lab’s work on bat coronaviruses and their potential human transmission represented a risk of a new SARS-like pandemic.
“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,” states the Jan. 19, 2018, cable, which was drafted by two officials from the embassy’s environment, science and health sections who met with the WIV scientists.
As the cable noted, the U.S. visitors met with Shi Zhengli, the head of the research project, who had been publishing studies related to bat coronaviruses for many years. In November 2017, just before the U.S. officials’ visit, Shi’s team had published research showing that horseshoe bats they had collected from a cave in Yunnan province were very likely from the same bat population that spawned the SARS coronavirus in 2003.
Two other actions by the Chinese government also provided evidence the coronavirus escaped from a lab.
The Chinese government severely restricted the sharing of research on the origins of the coronavirus and also reopened the wet markets.
Neither of these moves makes any sense if the coronavirus truly originated from a Wuhan wet market.
This smoking gun will only increase the volume of calls for President Trump and Congress to hold China accountable once this pandemic ends.
China lied for weeks about the scope of the outbreak and how easily it spread from person to person.
Now it looks like they are also lying about the virus’s origin.
The truth about where the virus came from will help America and other nations figure out how big of a bill to send the Chinese government.
Conservative Revival will keep you up to date on any new developments in this ongoing story.