The Origins and Scientific Failings of the COVID-19 ‘Bioweapon’ Conspiracy Theory

An increasingly resilient class of coronavirus rumors asserts that SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19, was created in a lab. Most iterations of the rumor claim the virus was accidentally released from a high-level infectious disease research lab in Wuhan, China — the purported origin of the outbreak — and some suggest … Continue reading The Origins and Scientific Failings of the COVID-19 ‘Bioweapon’ Conspiracy Theory