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Was COVID-19 deliberate biological warfare, was Trump right?

AsiaWas COVID-19 deliberate biological warfare, was Trump right?

Documents collected by the US State Department reportedly show the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) commanders were making a sinister prediction where in 2015, Chinese scientists insinuated that World War Three would be fought with biological weapons.

Apparently, US officials supposedly obtained the papers which were written by military scientists and senior Chinese public health officials in 2015 as part of their own investigation into the origins of COVID-19.

A paper titled The Unnatural Origin of SARS and New Species of Man-Made Viruses as Genetic Bioweapons suggested biochemical warfare for World War Three where the scientist discussed weaponizing coronavirus in 2015 describing SARS coronaviruses, of which COVID is one example, as presenting a “new era of genetic weapons”.

Chinese military scientists purportedly investigated weaponizing coronaviruses five years before the COVID-19 pandemic and may have predicted a World War III fought with biological weapons, according to media reports referring to documents obtained by the US State Department.

According to ‘The Sun’ newspaper in the UK, citing reports first released by ‘The Australian’, the “bombshell” records obtained by the US State Department reportedly show the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) commanders making the ominous forecast of COVID.

It is interesting that in the midst of these discoveries, China has always been reticent to allow any investigations on the origin of COVID-19, and WHO in particular has been very favorable to China

Coronaviruses are an extended family of viruses, several of which cause respiratory diseases in humans ranging from a common cold to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

The PLA papers referenced seem to envision that a bioweapon attack could generate the “enemy’s medical system to collapse”.

It references work by US Air Force colonel Michael J. Ainscough, who predicted World War III may be fought with bioweapons.

The paper also includes reflecting that SARS “which hit China in 2003” could have been a man-made bioweapon intentionally unleashed by “terrorists”.

They reportedly bragged the viruses could be “artificially manipulated into an emerging human disease virus, then weaponized and unleashed in a way never seen before”.

The document lists some of China’s top public health figures among the authors and has been revealed in an upcoming book on the origins of COVID, titled ‘What Really Happened In Wuhan’.

China reported the first COVID-19 case in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019 and since then the deadly disease has become a pandemic, affecting more than 157,789,300 people and causing over 3,285,200 deaths worldwide.

Tom Tugendhat MP and Australian politician James Paterson said the document raises major concerns about China’s transparency on the origins of COVID-19.

Tugendhat, chairman of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee, was quoted in The Sun’ as saying: “China’s evident interest in bioweapons is extremely concerning.

“This document raises major concerns about the ambitions of some of those who advise the top party leadership.”

Peter Jennings, the executive director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), told news. com. au that the document is as close to a “smoking gun” as we’ve got.

“I think this is significant because it clearly shows that Chinese scientists were thinking about military application for different strains of the coronavirus and thinking about how it could be deployed,” said Jennings.

“It begins to firm up the possibility that what we have here is the accidental release of a pathogen for military use,” said Jennings.

He also said that the document may explain why China has been so reluctant for outside investigations into the origins of COVID-19.

“If this was a case of transmission from a wet market it would be in China’s interest to co-operate, we’ve had the opposite of that.”

Robert Potter, a cybersecurity specialist who analyses leaked Chinese government documents was asked by The Australian to verify the paper and he affirmed that the document definitely is not fake.

“We reached a high confidence conclusion that it was genuine. It’s not fake but it’s up to someone else to interpret how serious it is,” Potter told news. com.au.

“It emerged in the last few years, they (China) will almost certainly try to remove it now it’s been covered.”

Most scientists have said there is no evidence that COVID-19 is manmade, but questions remain whether it may have escaped from a secretive bio lab in Wuhan, from where the pandemic originated.

Did it leak out of the lab by accident or was it deliberate. While the fantasy tale of biochemical warfare has everyone concerned, there is no evidence so far to suggest it was intentionally released by China.

China is known to have been working on high-risk “gain of function” research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), which is near the outbreak’s ground zero at the Huanan Seafood Market.

Meanwhile, in Beijing, the state-run Global Times newspaper slammed The Australian for publishing the article to smear China.

“It is a shame for anti-China forces in Australia to back their own ideology against China at the expense of basic professional journalistic ethics, conspiring to twist the real meaning of the book,” Chen said.

But it still leaves the world with the hanging question, was COVID-19 a deliberately engineered biological warfare, was Trump right?

 

 

 

 

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