Matt Ridley: Why Did Anthony Fauci et al. Suppress the Lab Leak Theory?

A recent House committee investigation exposed political interference when it came to figuring out the origins of COVID. But why?


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A recent House of Representatives committee report entitled "The Proximal Origin of a Cover-Up" exposes how Anthony Fauci and other leading government officials pressured researchers and the media into dismissing the COVID lab leak theory.

Acclaimed science writer Matt Ridley, co-author with Alina Chan of Viral: The Search for Origin of Covid-19, explains how the interference played out and why it matters to the future of medicine, politics, and an open society.