Biden orders closer review of Covid origins as US intel weighs Wuhan lab leak hypothesis

Source: CNBC

“President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he has ordered a closer intelligence review of what he said were two equally plausible scenarios of the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. Biden revealed that earlier this year he tasked the intelligence community with preparing ‘a report on their most up-to-date analysis of the origins of Covid-19, including whether it emerged from human contact with an infected animal or from a laboratory accident.’ ‘As of today, the U.S. Intelligence Community has ‘coalesced around two likely scenarios’ but has not reached a definitive conclusion on this question,’ Biden said in a statement.” [editor’s note: Occam’s razor says the two hypotheses (and the third, intentional release) are not “equally plausible.” The first has happened many times. The second and third (weaponizing modification plus accidental or intentional release) haven’t that we know of. When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras – TLK] (05/26/21)