Even if the coronavirus did not emerge from a lab, the groundwork for a potential disaster had been laid for years, and learning its lessons is essential to preventing others.
Those who still suspect the outbreak in China may have been caused by a lab leak or accident are pressing for an independent investigation.
The information could be key to determining how and when the outbreak started, and to learning how to prevent future pandemics.
It’s not just Covid-19. Pathogens once confined to nature are making their way into humans on a more regular basis. And it’s our fault.
Researchers whose canceled U.S. grant caused an outcry from other scientists urge preventive monitoring of viruses in southwestern China.
A group of 77 Nobel laureates wants the U.S. government to review a grant cancellation for research in China directly related to preventing pandemics.
The administration kneecaps experts as the coronavirus rages.