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kleinbl00  ·  1393 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Six reasons why COVID-19 (probably) didn't escape that lab in Wuhan

The "natural wet-market hypothesis" is a golden oldie.

    In 1986, Professor Matthew Meselson of Harvard University was granted approval by Soviet authorities for a four-day trip to Moscow where he interviewed several senior Soviet health officials about the outbreak. He later issued a report which agreed with the Soviet assessment that the outbreak was caused by a contaminated meat processing plant concluding the Soviets' official explanation was completely "plausible and consistent with what is known from medical literature and recorded human experiences with anthrax".