A prominent German scientist with the University of Hamburg has released findings of a year long study that concludes the most likely cause of the coronavirus pandemic is a leak from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
While his latest study has not been peer reviewed at this time, Wiesendanger has authored or co-authored more than 600 scientific publications as well as several books.
The University of Hamburg issued a press release detailing the findings of Wiesendanger’s study.
It concludes that that “both the number and quality of the circumstantial evidence point to a laboratory accident at the virological institute in the city of Wuhan as the cause of the current pandemic.”
The year long study was based on “scientific literature, articles in print and online media, and personal communication with international colleagues.”
Wiesendanger states that “It does not provide highly scientific evidence, but it does provide ample and serious circumstantial evidence”
The key points of the study are:
No intermediate host animal has been identified that could have facilitated the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 pathogens from bats to humans.
The SARS-CoV-2 viruses are surprisingly good at coupling to human cell receptors and penetrating human cells… which indicate a non-natural origin of the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen.
A research group at the Wuhan City Virological Institute has been genetically manipulating coronaviruses for many years with the goal of making them more contagious, dangerous and deadly to humans.
There are numerous direct references to a laboratory origin of the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen.
Professor Wiesendanger notes that “the critical science-based examination of the question of the origin of the current pandemic is already of great importance today, because only on the basis of this knowledge can adequate precautions be taken to minimize the probability of similar pandemics occurring in the future.”
“This can no longer remain a matter for a small group of scientists, but must urgently become the subject of a public debate,” Wiesendanger adds.
The study adds to the already voluminous existence of evidence pointing to a lab accident being the cause of the pandemic, with an attempted coverup by the communist Chinese state being facilitated by the inaction of the World Health Organisation to investigate the origin in great depth.
It previously emerged that the Wuhan lab had held a coronavirus sample that was 96.2 per cent the same as Covid-19 for almost a decade. This prompted the speculation about the origin of the virus.
In addition, previous reports have suggested that the Institute took a shipment of some of the world’s deadliest pathogens just weeks before the outbreak of the coronavirus. It is also known that the lab was tampering with natural pathogens and mutating them to become more infectious.
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