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Why Is Protecting COVID-19's Origin so Important?

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Concerning the origin of COVID-19, last March The Lancet published a letter by prominent scientists calling rumors that it came from a lab a conspiracy theory.   

Dr. Meryl Nass, a physician with a three-decade background of knowledge in biological warfare:  'If the current coronavirus... is better adapted to binding to the human ACE-2 receptor than to all known animal ACE-2 receptors, then it either:

'1) mutated that way by jumping from wildlife to humans long ago, subsequently optimizing its ACE-2 receptor for humans over a prolonged period of time, or

'2) was genetically engineered in a lab to do so, or

'3) was passaged through cells with human ACE-2 receptors in order to accumulate the mutations that made it most virulent to humans.'  

COVID-19 has not been seen before in humans, so we are left with hypotheses 2 and 3. 

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At articles.mercola.com

 

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