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IPFS News Link • Bioterrorism

Two Sides of the Same Corrupt Coin

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By Debbie Lerman

Much finger-wagging and self-righteous condemnation are happening in the halls of government these days, regarding revelations that HHS, our umbrella public health agency, funded poorly supervised gain-of-function (GoF) research in Wuhan, China. The implication, though not the thrust of the condemnation, is that this research might have led to the creation of SARS-CoV-2 and thus to what is known as the Covid pandemic.

Peter Daszak and EcoHealth Alliance — the recipients of HHS grants for GoF research in Wuhan — are the butt of all kinds of denunciations and performative threats of "funding suspension" and "future debarment." All total theater.

Nobody is discussing the real nature of GoF research, the actual funders of it, and its underlying purpose — which are critical for understanding the Covid pandemic response.

Below is a revised section of an article originally published on