U.S. virologist on coronavirus: Zero evidence from a lab, ample evidence from nature

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    Faced with the rumors in the U.S. that the novel coronavirus leaked from a lab in China, Prof. Vincent Racaniello, from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, recently shared his opinion on the coronavirus lab leak theory, stressing there is zero evidence that this virus came from a lab.

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