In a stunning claim, a Chinese virologist has said the coronavirus was manufactured in a lab in Wuhan, China. She also claimed to have proof for the same.
As reported in an article by News 18, Li-Meng Yan, who has supposedly fled China after becoming a whistleblower in the case, claimed to have proof to show that the deadly virus was made in a Wuhan lab.
Li claimed she has proof that the virus came from a virology lab in the city and not from the wet-food market.
“The genome sequence is like a human fingerprint,” she said in the video released on YouTube.
ITV’s Loose Women described Dr. Li-Meng Yan as “a scientist who was working at the Hong Kong School of Public Health when she turned whistleblower on the Chinese Government, after she alleged they knew about the spread of the coronavirus before publicly acknowledging the outbreak.”
Li joined the Loose Women talk from a secret location. It was said on the show, “Dr Li claims she had to flee to the US for her own safety and is now determined to spread her findings to the world. She joined the Loose Women from a secret location to tell us why she felt compelled to speak out, even if it meant putting her life on the line.”
Li, stated that while she was working at Hong Kong’s School of Public Health, she was asked by her supervisor first to investigate a new “SARS-like” virus in Wuhan on December 31 – but that her efforts were later stifled.
She also claimed that she was asked to keep silent and careful when she reported that cases appeared to be rising exponentially
“Based on this you can identify these things. “I will [use this] evidence to tell people why this has come from the lab in China, why they are the ones who made it,” she adds. “Anyone, even if you have no biology knowledge, will be able to read it, and check and identify and verify it yourself,” she said as quoted in the article.
Accusing the Chinese authorties of dismissing her even before she fled the country, she said, “They deleted all my information and also they told people to spread rumours about me.”
However, The Chinese National Health Commission, World Health Organisation and University Of Hong Kong have disputed her claims, according to The Sun.