Morning Jolt: The Wuhan Lab-Leak Scenario Is Still Plausible

On the menu today: NBC reports that U.S. intelligence cannot rule out the lab-leak scenario as the trigger for the coronavirus pandemic, and the evidence is building that the Chinese government is hiding something; President Biden pledges that schools will be close to being open five days a week by the end of April; and Biden is faced with a request for an exorbitant expenditure to help out the highest-educated Americans.

Back to the Wuhan Labs

Late yesterday, NBC News offered this intriguing update on the U.S government's thinking about the origins of SARS-CoV-2:

A Western intelligence official who has seen classified material told NBC News the U.S. has substantial intelligence that has not been made public about actions the Chinese government took — related to the Wuhan lab and other issues — that were designed to obscure the origins of Covid-19 and conceal its early impact. A former U.S. official who has also seen the intelligence agreed that it was significant, ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY February 17 2021
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY February 17 2021
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The Wuhan Lab-Leak Scenario Is Still Plausible

On the menu today: NBC reports that U.S. intelligence cannot rule out the lab-leak scenario as the trigger for the coronavirus pandemic, and the evidence is building that the Chinese government is hiding something; President Biden pledges that schools will be close to being open five days a week by the end of April; and Biden is faced with a request for an exorbitant expenditure to help out the highest-educated Americans.

Back to the Wuhan Labs

Late yesterday, NBC News offered this intriguing update on the U.S government's thinking about the origins of SARS-CoV-2:

A Western intelligence official who has seen classified material told NBC News the U.S. has substantial intelligence that has not been made public about actions the Chinese government took — related to the Wuhan lab and other issues — that were designed to obscure the origins of Covid-19 and conceal its early impact. A former U.S. official who has also seen the intelligence agreed that it was significant, ...   READ MORE

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