SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Was Not Made in a Lab

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By Amy Rogers, MD/PhD

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in Wuhan, China, rumors have circulated that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus was artificially engineered as a bioweapon. Conspiracy theorists took as evidence the existence of a biosafety level 4 (BSL-4, maximum containment) lab in Wuhan.

It is not.