Scientists debate origins of COVID-19

THEORY—Many say a laboratory accident may have caused the pandemic, but author Matt Ridley is waiting for corroboration. Screenshot of Zoom event hosted by Reagan Foundation and InstituteMany scientists point to a wet market in Wuhan, China, as ground zero for the COVID-19 pandemic. They believe the virus jumped from bats to other species, then made the leap to humans when infected animals sold as food were consumed by shoppers.
But the authors of a new book are questioning that theory and looki...

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