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Why the Science Points to a Lab Leak

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 6/7/2021 12:19:56 AM

In today’s Wall Street Journal, two eminent scientists explain why the evidence points toward a laboratory origin for the covid-19 virus: In gain-of-function research, a microbiologist can increase the lethality of a coronavirus enormously by splicing a special sequence into its genome at a prime location. Doing this leaves no trace of manipulation. But it alters the virus spike protein, rendering it easier for the virus to inject genetic material into the victim cell. *** In the case of the gain-of-function supercharge, other sequences could have been spliced into this same site. Instead of a CGG-CGG (known as “double CGG”) that tells the protein factory

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Reply 1 - Posted by: itsonlyme 6/7/2021 12:29:05 AM (No. 808025)
It's the systemic racism of the biological structure that caused the racist virus to systematically inflict racism on those that weren't racist to begin with. That should answer any and all questions. Next.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 6/7/2021 1:18:20 AM (No. 808042)
Sneaky bastids!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: JL80863 6/7/2021 2:34:52 AM (No. 808056)
The word "leak" implies an accident. Who is to say it was an accident? Loss of Chinese civilian lives could have been used as a cover for a deliberate release intended to cripple the world economy. If you think that is far fetched consider the tens of millions of deaths caused by communists over the years to support their cause.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: franq 6/7/2021 6:06:01 AM (No. 808080)
Come quickly, Lord Jesus.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: OBX Pete 6/7/2021 6:07:34 AM (No. 808082)
Agree with #3, The virus was doctored in the Chinese lab to kill humans. To find out if it would work on humans it would have to be tried out on humans. Maybe this explains why some of the lab workers got sick. The deadly virus then could have been deliberately spread around the world. I am of the opinion that Fauci was up to his eyes in the deal from start to finish and all of this could be revealed when Fauci is brought to trial,,,,,,if a trial takes place. .
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 6/7/2021 7:13:37 AM (No. 808115)
When people tried to bring this up a year ago they were shut down. Lot's people knew it was a weaponize virus. Dr Judy was right.She worked for Fauci and knew he was a fraud.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 6/7/2021 7:17:12 AM (No. 808119)
I remember when ISIS wanted to send infected people out as Bio weapons. Maybe CCP beat them to it
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Reply 8 - Posted by: philsner 6/7/2021 7:36:22 AM (No. 808137)
Say John, where you been?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: udanja99 6/7/2021 7:59:36 AM (No. 808153)
To put it mildly, at this point I don’t trust one single thing that any government on the planet says about anything. Especially China’s and ours. Thank God for the real journalists and the real doctors, scientists and virologists who are exposing the truth.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Clinger 6/7/2021 8:03:29 AM (No. 808159)
Perhaps unintentionally but the claim that the science points to a "lab leak" contains an imbedded assumption that contributes to the propaganda. The science points to a lab creation; it in no way has anything whatsoever to say about the whether or not that lab product was deliberately deployed of accidentally leaked. Was this "immediately seen by the Left as the means through which they might oust Donald Trump from the White House" or was it something they conspired to do with their Chinese handlers? After the lengths they went to to defeat Trump in 2016 and oust him thereafter, I'm supposed to think that they were going into 2020 as a some reformed version of the democrat party seeking to win a fair election playing by the rules? Absolutely preposterous.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bpl40 6/7/2021 8:11:44 AM (No. 808169)
A far more relevant question is - who ordered it? Xi or the Kenyan Killer. My guess is both .
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Reply 12 - Posted by: starboard 6/7/2021 9:08:31 AM (No. 808227)
A deliberate plan to leak, aka a premeditated leak. Their actions speak volumes. This is a vicious and heinous crime on humanity and should require reparations.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/7/2021 9:14:29 AM (No. 808237)
This, folks, is what happens when you actually make yourself follow the science instead of just using the phrase as a mantra.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 6/7/2021 9:27:17 AM (No. 808248)
I remember reading about this in mid December 2019, I remember talking to people about before xmas 2019, they thought I was crazy.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Hermoine 6/7/2021 9:53:52 AM (No. 808278)
A few things: 1. Of course the Left wanted to use this as weapon to oust Trump -- that was abundantly clear from the very beginning, but their incompetence was astoundingly unbelievable. 2. WE ALL KNEW that COVID was the result of a lab leak -- almost immediately -- amazingly stupid to think that this virus jumped from a bat to a human at a wet market. Silly. 3. The moment we learned that China shutdown the Wuhan province within China but allowed international flights to leave from the same province, we realized China declared WAR on the world -- but like idiots, we in the Western world did nothing. 4. The FACT that people who get COVID can present with vastly different symptoms (last count was around 130) is also a sign that it came from a lab and is not natural. Ask any doctor worth his salt. The real questions that remain are (1) Why did our top scientist, Dr. Fauci, lie to us and the world about the origins of COVID and (2) Why did he lie to us and the world about treatments (HCQ and Ivermectin) that would have saved people and (3) Why did he lie to the world about the use of masks that he knew would do absolutely nothing to stop the spread -- thereby killings lots of old people? He needs to be investigated and depending on the findings, tried for treason.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bluefindad 6/7/2021 10:08:37 AM (No. 808289)
In an interview last week, Fauci attempted to bolster his argument against the possibility of an intentional release by incredulously asking "Would the Chinese purposely release a virus that killed their own people?". Their are only two possible explanations for Fauci issuing such an historically ignorant statement. Either Fauci is hopelessly unaware of the communist's historical record of killing their own people or he is relying on his audience's naivety. Both of these explanations underscore the complete erosion of the doctor's credibility.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Zigrid 6/7/2021 10:45:08 AM (No. 808339)
While all questions are geared to how it was leaked and by whom... the next question should be....WHY would America pay a Chinese lab to develop bio/weapons used for war....PERHAPS TO CONTROL it's people... is this why china can't manufacture items without stolen technology from America?..their people aren't up to the task....???...because???'s called brain/washing...?????
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trapper 6/7/2021 10:59:10 AM (No. 808359)
It's going to be fun listening to the TV talking heads choke when they have to acknowledge that, HORRORS!, Trump was right all along.
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