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We need to yell "China knows what it did and needs to apologize
China has not shared any information with us about the virus.
The scientists found that the RBD portion of the SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins had evolved to effectively target a molecular feature on the outside of human cells called ACE2, a receptor involved in regulating blood pressure. The SARS-CoV-2 spike protein was so effective at binding the human cells, in fact, that the scientists concluded it was the result of natural selection and not the product of genetic engineering.
This evidence for natural evolution was supported by data on SARS-CoV-2's backbone -- its overall molecular structure. If someone were seeking to engineer a new coronavirus as a pathogen, they would have constructed it from the backbone of a virus known to cause illness. But the scientists found that the SARS-CoV-2 backbone differed substantially from those of already known coronaviruses and mostly resembled related viruses found in bats and pangolins.
"These two features of the virus, the mutations in the RBD portion of the spike protein and its distinct backbone, rules out laboratory manipulation as a potential origin for SARS-CoV-2" said Andersen.
Regardless if they let this virus lose or not. F China!
The world needs an apology before we ever talk to them again!
I'd prefer they learn the lesson and change their practices , apologies from a Nation are easily made and pointless.
question the accuracy of the source, just based on the fact of who it is. Also the report under the one linked is written by a gentleman by the name of Orange Wang...
The journal's circulation has been relatively stable for years—the average daily circulation stood at 100,000 in 2016. A 2019 survey from the Chinese University of Hong Kong sampling 1079 local households suggested that SCMP was seen as the most credible paid newspaper in Hong Kong.
originally posted by: rickymouse
In this world we live in admitting fault means you can get sued by everyone. China has a lot of people they need to feed, they produce products for other countries cheap. We should not be suing them, all it will do is raise up the price of everything they sell considerably, it was a mistake, a scientific mistake. Sheet happens.
The medical industry will not admit fault, they make excuses to cover up their mistakes and have instigated the creation of laws to protect themselves from mistakes they make. Pharma has made lots of laws to protect them and profit taking by pharma companies is out of line some times, they create new patentable drugs that have more side effects than the ones they replace lots of times.