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REVEALED: Google funded virus research carried out by Wuhan-linked scientist...

•, By Emily Crane

The tech giant's charity arm,, has repeatedly provided financial backing for research and studies carried out by scandal-hit Daszak and his New York-based EcoHealth Alliance.

The financial ties, which were first reported by The National Pulse, are disclosed in various scientific studies between 2010 and 2018.

The studies are not related to COVID-19 or the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  

Google on Tuesday issued a statement saying: 'These are ludicrous and baseless conspiracy theories.'  

'The one-off philanthropic grants referenced are years old and had nothing to do with COVID,' a Google spokesperson said. 

'We have engaged precisely zero times with this organization on any work related to COVID or the Wuhan lab.' 

Daszak has faced intense scrutiny since it emerged that his charity previously worked with the Wuhan Institute of Virology - the lab accused of being the source of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

EcoHealth Alliance, which was given $39 million from the Pentagon between 2013 and 2020, has also provided funding to the Wuhan lab for its coronavirus research over the years.