Bats, Panthers, and the Utterly Plausible Lab-Leak Hypothesis – Salon via Undark

Read article - In an opinion piece, Norman Paradis, a professor of emergency medicine, explains why the lab leak out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology as the source of SARS-CoV-2 is not your typical conspiracy theory and that we shouldn’t dismiss it as a possibility. “All that said, it is still pretty likely that Covid-19 was a spillover event from nature, and we should be humbled that it didn't kill nearly everyone…We need to separate ourselves from the natural reservoirs of novel infectious diseases to the greatest extent possible,” says Paradis.