CNN Medical Expert Dr. Gupta Backs Wuhan Biolab COVID Leak Theory as ‘Most Likely’ Scenario

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As I have written numerous times since the beginning of the COVID outbreak, including most recently, here, and here, there is growing expert opinion that the COVID-19 pandemic did originate as a leak from the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s (WIV’s) biosafety level 4 lab (BSL-4) in China. This opinion is growing in the wake of the World Health Organization (WHO) report, widely derided as a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propaganda whitewash, that concluded the lab leak was ‘extremely unlikely.’

However, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus admitted that China withheld crucial data from the team, making the report less than credible. WIV also reportedly works on classified biodefense projects for the Chinese military, explaining the reason for the massive Chinese government cover-up.

The United States, European Union and other Western countries have all called for China to give ‘full access’ to all data about the original outbreak in late 2019.

Now the latest expert to support this Wuhan biolab leak theory is CNN’s own Chief Medical Correspondent – Dr. Sanjay Gupta. He has broken ranks with his network to voice support for former Center for Disease Control (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield’s belief that COVID-19 virus most likely escaped accidentally from a lab in Wuhan.

CNN commentators sneered at Dr. Redfield last month when Redfield told Gupta in an interview that he believes an accident at the Wuhan Institute of Virology is the ‘most likely’ origin for the coronavirus pandemic.

Despite the sneers from CNN’s talking heads, Gupta now says that he finds Dr. Redfield’s theory about a lab-escape origin of COVID-19 ‘informed’ and ‘the most likely’ scenario. As quoted by the Daily Mail, from Mediate’s The Interview podcast, Gupta said:

He’s an experienced virologist. He was also head of the CDC at the time this was happening, which means that in addition to everything that we know, he had access to raw data and raw intelligence that was coming out of China.

Gupta added:

My point is that it’s a much more informed sort of thing for him to be saying than for anybody who may have expertise in virology, because he has a lot more knowledge and information that he has that maybe he can’t share, but is informing his opinion. 

I was not as shocked by what he said as the fact that he said it. There’s reason to suspect that this is the origin of the virus.

It’s a big virology lab right in Wuhan that happened to be studying bat coronaviruses. Just from an Occam’s razor standpoint, finding the simplest explanation, it would make sense.

As I wrote about earlier, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned of the risks posed by China’s dangerous biolabs. He has also asserted that despite ostensibly being a civilian institution, the Wuhan lab has worked on ‘secret projects with China’s military.’

Pompeo said, according to the Daily Mail, ‘The WIV has engaged in classified research, including laboratory animal experiments, on behalf of the Chinese military since at least 2017.’ ADN

Paul Crespo

Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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IH8LIBS
IH8LIBS
23 days ago

Wow people with only half a brain knew this on day 1. What took the so called experts so long. Don’t care what anyone says this virus was unleashed to take out Trump and U S Intelligence had a hand in it…

typicalwhiteguy
typicalwhiteguy
23 days ago
Reply to  IH8LIBS

Absolutely. Trump was just about to bring the Chicoms to their knees and them and the democommies were freaking out. The CIA and FBI are a total joke.

Bob
Bob
23 days ago

china was developing a biological weapon and it got out of control. When is the world going to wake up? NEVER!!!!!

Carol
Carol
23 days ago
Reply to  Bob

I read the the doctors in China were told to be quiet. The doctor writing this said that in China if one is told to be quiet you are quiet or you have a deadly accident. So the doctors were afraid to let the news out and can’t say I blame them under their circumstances.

Madeleine
Madeleine
23 days ago
Reply to  Bob

Just know that what was on that ship in the Suez (and many other ships and containers World Wide) not only had human children shipped like cattle in containers, as well as weapons of mass destruction and something they were going to put in the 5G Towers World Wide to kill us all . Thank God for President Trump and the Q Team, we all dodged a bullet

David
David
23 days ago

Now, connect the “gain of function” research directly back to Lord Fauci and his ilk.

George
George
23 days ago

I agree. It is the logical answer. The Chinese are definitely a threat to the world. Our current administration is also a threat to our way of life. We will not go quietly into the night. Beware the American Patriots. We did it 250 years ago and we will do it again. Don’t poke the Bear!

Elizabeth Estrada aka CHIAKIA

LISTEN UP…The VIRUSES Came from the WUHAN LAB. The LORD GOD is the TRUTH. GOD Can NOT LIE. The CHINESE GOVT are EVIL MONSTERS. The Things THEY DO are SICKENING. THEY are GOING to the KINGDOM of HELL.RESERVATIONS Already MADE. From SamuraiQueen. 😄😄😄

typicalwhiteguy
typicalwhiteguy
23 days ago

The good doctor better watch his six. He dared to cross CNN and the CCP (not much difference). At the very least he could be let go or something much worse.

Madeleine
Madeleine
23 days ago

It was manufactured in Wuhan and it was no mistake. Pelosi. Schumer (remember his threat on teh steps of the Supreme Court)? and Fauci and Gates and Obama all had big interests in this covid launch To stop President Trump from winning an election. It backfires on them because President Trump won in a landslide 81% and yes, he is still President and Commander in Chief and these evil people have been dealt with

Neverbeenadem
Neverbeenadem
23 days ago

It never “escaped”, it was intentionally released by the chi-coms. A clear act of war on the rest of the world. china needs to be vaporized.

P W
P W
23 days ago

Wow, that must have hurt Sanjay Gupta to say! How come we only can get dribbles of the truth from CNN and only when there is a Democrat in the White House. It just shows the lengths these people have politicized the news. And there is Joe Biden and Tony Fauci reinstating the money spent at the WHO after they lied for a year and told us how great China was doing. And WE (the USA) help fund a lab that is developing bio-weapons presumably to be used against us one day! If that isn’t a group of sick people trying to destroy our country and way of life, I don’t know what is!

Trish
Trish
23 days ago

The wuhan virus came from wuhan, china, as a weapon against the American people. Now that it didn’t work as planned, they will come up with something else to get the American people to submit.

Jamey
Jamey
22 days ago

Fellow Americans!! The actuation situation just may be A LOT worse than you read here. Considering the events of the past year, and knowing that NOTHING accidental happens in national politics, we MUST consider that the virus creation AND the virus release were both doen on purpose and “as planned”.

By whom, you ask? Well, who were the big gainers as a result? Answer – the Democrat Party! Barack Obama funded the Wuhan laboratory with millions during his terms. The unexpected advent of President Trump, and the magnificent job he did with the American economy, caused them to have the virus released in China, in such a fashion that it would spread across the whole world in a matter of months. The Democrats knew all too well that they would stand no chance at all in the 2020 elections with the red-hot economy generated and led by Donald Trump, so they schemed to destroy the American economy, and many American lives, to give themselves a chance to win in November. Even then, they had to win by cheating – which was their fall-back position (plan B). Think about that, Americans!

China cooperated, because they hated Trump as much as the Democrats.

IH8LIBS
IH8LIBS
22 days ago
Reply to  Jamey

Spot on. I’ve been preaching this for months…

Nrr
Nrr
21 days ago

The Swamp News rats , MSM=Fake News (CNN, FOX, CBS, MSNBC.etc)The Pravda/Racists Divisive Commie news and their propaganda HATE machine at full throttle! They are destroying the country within!‪ Expose, Boycott, Sue, prosecute and bring to justice all these lying Fake News Social media(Facebook, Twitter, YouTube.etc)


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