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General News    H2'ed 10/22/21

NIH Admits to Funding Gain-of-Function Research on Bat Coronaviruses

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The National Institutes of Health has finally admitted to funding gain of function research on bat coronaviruses in it's Wuhan laboratory despite Dr. Fauci's denials to congress that no such research took place. 

The admission came in a letter addressed Kentucky congressman James Comer on Wednesday, in which NIH's principal deputy director Lawrence A. Tabak refers to a 'limited experiment' conducted to test if 'spike proteins from naturally occurring bat coronaviruses circulating in China were capable of binding to the human ACE2 receptor in a mouse model,' at the Wuhan lab. 

According to Tabak, the mice infected with the modified bat virus 'became sicker' than those infected with the unmodified bat virus.

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