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Bat Out Of Hell Chinese virus expert
filmed catching bats fuels conspiracy
coronavirus was caused by Wuhan scientists

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 4/2/2020 11:26:53 AM

A film showing a Wuhan based virus expert catching bats has fuelled a conspiracy theory that the disease was man-made and leaked from a lab.The seven-minute film features the centre's researcher Tian Junhua, who has visited dozens of caves in Hubei province to capture the flyin g mammals and take samples. Called "Youth in the Wild — Invisible Defender”, the short documentary has reawakened a wild conspiracy theory about the Covid-19 originating at the Wuhan Centre for Disease Control (CDC). Mr Tian works at the centre, which is not far from the animal market where officially the virus began.

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I would not be surprised if they sold captured bats to the nearby animal market to make some money on the side. After all, bats are a 'delicacy' in China.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LeeBertie 4/2/2020 11:32:28 AM (No. 366109)
"a wild conspiracy theory"? A cute play on words since bats are "wild animals" or a mocking criticism of a believable possibility? It's the media, so I tend toward the latter.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: kono 4/2/2020 11:43:48 AM (No. 366122)
Wait, the sign for the research facility in Wuhan -- in the middle of China -- has its name IN ENGLISH beneath the Chinese? Right.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 4/2/2020 11:57:25 AM (No. 366139)
Don't you love how anything that does not meet the official MSM-approved story is a "conspiracy theory"? Trump says he campaign was spied on? Conspiracy theory! (True, it turns out. But still a wild-eyed conspiracy theory!) There is no evidence that this came from a bat at the wet market. Indeed, the kind of bat where this virus resides does not live within 800 miles of Wuhan. BUT there is a lab that studied this virus, and used those bats, about 300 yards from the epicenter of the pandemic. Ergo, the lab is a more likely source than the wet market. Still a theory, yes. But more likely than the official story.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: OBX Pete 4/2/2020 12:14:47 PM (No. 366159)
This virus malady has brought the whole United States to it's knees with no sign that it will end soon. Which country in this world would most benefit most by creating an event such as this? Conspiracy? Figure it out !!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: dirtyjersey 4/2/2020 12:17:42 PM (No. 366167)
Given the quality of Chinese products, it is very possible that the bats escaped, were sold or someone walked outside with infectious samples.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 4/2/2020 12:41:07 PM (No. 366207)
My cellular biologist friend tells me that any modifications to the virus RNA will be clearly visible to any expert looking for it. Our current capability to cut and splice genetic material can only cut RNA or DNA at certain specific sites, and the insertion of new DNA at these sites leaves unremoveable tracks. He tells me that it is almost certain that if there were man-made modifications, it would be easily seen upon investigation and sequencing of the RNA of this virus. Personally, I go with incompetence rather than intentional biowarfare. Two reasons, first, world wide, and especially in medieval Communist China, the supply of incompetent, medieval fools is essentially unlimited, making incompetent, medieval mistakes about 10 a day, per person. Second, China is great at copying, stealing ideas, not so much for inventing new stuff from scratch. I go for incompetence, a bat researcher's flunky, cage cleaner gets his dumb self infected and passes it on to the public unwittingly. Way easier to believe than some malevolent plan.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: web 4/2/2020 1:07:33 PM (No. 366251)
An interesting fact is that the majority stock holder of the Wuhan biolab is George Soros. Just a coincidence, I'm sure.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JediJerry 4/2/2020 1:14:42 PM (No. 366261)
Apparently bat soup is the newest culinary rage. Yummy yum yum.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 4/2/2020 1:47:04 PM (No. 366291)
Gee, they’re gonna get the same punishment that Hillary and Soros and the FBI and the FISA judges and Comey and Brennan and Stroke and his harlot got! s/
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Reply 10 - Posted by: 3XALADY 4/2/2020 2:56:56 PM (No. 366348)
You obviously don't know what to believe, but I read early on, including a picture of a bat in a bowl of broth and a young Chinese lady with a spoon in her hand, that the virus came from infected animals being sold to the wet market from the laboratory. I also read that that wet market was torn down, but I think another one replaced it later. OT but I remember the shock when I heard hundreds of Americans were being removed from Wuhan, China including the closing of our embassy there. I had never heard of Wuhan, China. What were all those people doing there?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: couchguy 4/2/2020 3:34:33 PM (No. 366372)
They're trying to get out in front of the story. Ted Cruz is even talking about it now.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: DVC 4/2/2020 3:50:26 PM (No. 366389)
#7, do you have a reference source for that claim? Sounds like a wild internet BS item at first glance, I'd love to know where it came from.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 4/2/2020 3:54:16 PM (No. 366392)
#7, I did business with over 30 different former Soviet Union research institutes, on a huge range of research topics and in the Soviet Union, 100% of the ownership if these research institutes was the Soviet government, and their ownership passed to the individual countries, like Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, etc. after the Soviet Union broke apart. They were never stock companies, and I am doubtful of claims of stock ownership by ANYONE, especially Soros in such an institute in Communist China.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 4/2/2020 5:31:42 PM (No. 366471)
They weaponized it in that lab and it escaped.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: cheeflo 4/2/2020 10:02:33 PM (No. 366670)
I've read that it's not unheard of, after the lab is through with lab animals, for lab workers to sell them, rather than destroy them, to make a few extra bucks on the side.
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