Today

Blinken meets with WHO director to reaffirm US support for second probe into Covid outbreak

Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with the director-general of the World Health Organization Wednesday and underscored US support for further WHO studies into the origins of Covid-19, including research in China, the State Department said. Read more on edition.cnn.com



Yesterday

COVID-19 in China: Two Divinized Generals Mobilized for Help

A grassroot movement believes ancient military men Huo Qubing and Xin Qiji can prevent the pandemic’s return. The CCP has not decided yet how to react. Read more on bitterwinter.org


WSJ Opinion: Groupthink Prevents Coronavirus ‘Lab Leak’ Origin Probe

As China’s propaganda machine pushes to draw attention away from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, Americans who dismissed the lab-leak theory have a conflict of Read more on wsj.com


Bipartisan senators urge Biden to continue intel community probe of Covid origins for as long as it takes

A group of bipartisan lawmakers is urging President Joe Biden to continue investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic until the intelligence community has a high degree of confidence in its conclusion about where and how it started Read more on edition.cnn.com



This week

Nanjing Tests 9 Million Residents, Again, After 88 COVID-19 Cases

The latest outbreak has been linked to a cluster at the city’s airport. Read more on sixthtone.com


France advised US cut Wuhan lab funding in 2015, former COVID-19 investigator said

A former U.S. State Department said France alerted the U.S. of China’s secretive actions with the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in 2015. Read more on thebl.com


France Warned US in 2015 About Wuhan Lab It Helped Build, Former COVID-19 Investigator Claims

The U.S. federal government should have stopped funding research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in 2015 when China reduced its cooperation with the French in building and operating the lab, according to the leader of an investigation into COVID-19’s origins by the State Department under the Trump administration. Read more on theepochtimes.com


France Warned US in 2015 About Wuhan Lab It Helped Build, Former COVID-19 Investigator Claims

The U.S. federal government should have stopped funding research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in 2015 when China reduced its cooperation with the French in building and operating the lab, according to the leader of an investigation into COVID-19’s origins by the State Department under the Trump administration. Read more on theepochtimes.com



Last week

‘The virus is winning’: China’s rebuff of WHO’s new Covid probe alarms experts

The experts say a complete probe inside China is necessary to pinpoint the origins of the virus, which has had a devastating toll around the world. Read more on politico.com


Container crisis hits

Freight costs are rocketingAs if the pandemic was not already causing enough economic pain, many businesses are grappling with an extra headache: soaring freight costs. Covid disruption and huge Read more on thetimes.co.uk


Here’s all the proof Biden needs to conclude COVID-19 was leaked from a lab

Biden administration officials are suddenly everywhere in the news, warning that the origins of the COVID-19 virus may remain shrouded in mystery for all time. Read more on nypost.com


China building more facilities similar to suspected COVID leak lab, book claims

Steven Mosher is working on a new book that warns China is building three more labs like the Wuhan Institute for Virology, now under investigation by US intelligence agencies. Read more on nypost.com


China declines WHO terms for deeper probe into COVID-19 origin

A top Chinese health official on Thursday rejected an offer by the World Health Organization (WHO) to conduct further research into the background of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus (COVID-19), which aims to explore the lab-leak theory that has gained more traction since May. Read more on thebl.com


Republican representatives warn that the Chinese regime seeks to create a race-based biological weapon

Rep. Mo Brooks issued a strong statement after meeting with Chinese defector Dr. Li-Meng Yan, calling for action against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), warning, among other things, that the Chinese regime is seeking to create a race-based biological weapon. Read more on thebl.com


Coronavirus: Was US money used to fund risky research in China?

What’s the row about virus research in China between a prominent Republican and Dr Anthony Fauci? Read more on bbc.co.uk