This is not an original assertion from Jeffery Sachs; there have been many conspiracy theories about the origin of the coronavirus outbreak and who should take blame for the pandemic breakout. It claimed that the results of its most recent inquiry into the origins of Covid were inconclusive, partly due to the absence of data from China, which is a setback in its quest to learn how the pandemic started. However, the 67-year-old Sachs denies the WHO study and disagrees that it resulted from unavoidable events. People in China and the US have expressed it numerous times.

While the World Health Organization determined the virus originated from a wet market in Wuhan, China, the US and China have each accused the other of releasing the virus from a lab. The WHO just changed its position on that, though, on June 9. A well-known American economist added fuel to the fire by accusing US scientists of being to accountable for the Covid-19 outbreak, claiming it originated “in a US lab biotechnology.” It claimed that US-based research institutes had access to a wealth of significant material that hasn’t yet been made public for independent, open, and scientific analysis.

Speaking at a meeting hosted by the Spanish think tank GATE Center, the former director of Columbia University’s The Earth Institute claimed to have more knowledge on the subject because he heads the Covid-19 commission at the esteemed medical publication The Lancet. On June 10, CBS News reported that the WHO is urging a more thorough investigation into the possibility that a lab accident is to blame, using its harshest language yet. In a May paper, Sachs and Columbia University professor Neil Harrison urged for “an impartial investigation into the genesis of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.” In my opinion, it is a biotech error rather than a natural spillover accident. Although it is not now under investigation, neither in the United States nor anyplace else, we don’t know for sure, but there was “enough evidence” to suggest a further investigation into the subject.

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