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I would imagine the US intelligence chiefs have their heads in their hands at the moment having the POTUS blurt out yes he’s seen the evidence (intelligence).
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the U.S. agency responsible for overseeing the sprawling U.S. intelligence network, said on Thursday that it sees the coronavirus as a natural phenomenon. “The Intelligence Community … concurs with the wide scientific consensus that the COVID-19 virus was not manmade or genetically modified,” it said in a statement on Thursday.
originally posted by: lakenheath24
Your conclusion is based on what someone told you on some website.
Unless you are privy to first hand intel then your facts are merely opinions.
a reply to: gortex
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. While their analysis suggested that SARS-CoV-2 may bind human ACE2 with high affinity, computational analyses predict that the interaction is not ideal and that the RBD sequence is different from those shown in SARS-CoV to be optimal for receptor binding. This suggests that SARS-CoV-2 was the result of natural selection.
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.
Do you need a link or are you just going to keep parroting NPC talking points fed to you by mass media?
Since when does a virus need to be man made and or genetically engineered in order for it to come from a lab?
It doesn't but when a president who is known for being lax with the truth and who is at risk of losing his job because of his reaction to a virus points a finger at a lab and claims to have seen evidence of such that claim should be taken with a large pinch of salt.
I do say so. Trump never said it was man made or manipulated in the lab. He said it came from this lab, and was poorly handled and got out into public.
Your addition is speculation and misleading for the sole purpose of disparaging the president.