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Dr. Fauci Denies Culpability Following Revelation That His Agency Funded Coronavirus Bat Studies at Wuhan Institute

Dr. Anthony Fauci, leader of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), is denying the possibility that the coronavirus pandemic could have originated from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

“If you look at the evolution of the virus in bats, and what’s out there now is very, very strongly leaning toward this [virus] could not have been artificially or deliberately manipulated-the way the mutations have naturally evolved. A number of very qualified evolutionary biologists have said that everything about the stepwise evolution over time strongly indicates that it evolved in nature and then jumped species,” Fauci said during an interview with National Geographic that was published on Monday.

After Fauci was asked about whether a virus that was wild could escape from a lab, he continued to spin and deflect blame.

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