Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli (L) is seen inside the P4 laboratory in Wuhan in this 2017 photo. The P4 epidemiological laboratory, part of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, is one of the world’s leading research centers on coronaviruses. (Johannes Eisele / AFP via Getty Images)

The Wuhan Lab Leak Hypothesis Is A Conspiracy Theory, Not Science

Despite the enormous flood of recent reports, there’s no good evidence for a lab leak.

Ethan Siegel
Jun 10, 2021 · 14 min read

At the very end of 2019, a new disease began to emerge in humans: COVID-19. Originally described as a set of pneumonia-like symptoms with a hitherto unseen cause, a set of alarming facts soon came to light. A…