Fauci reportedly "prompted" the study's launch, as well as finalized its approval, in the hopes that doing so would keep the public believing that the Fauci Flu came from bat soup at a wet market in Wuhan, China.
"There was a study recently where a group of highly qualified evolutionary virologists looked at the sequences ... in bats as they evolve and the mutations that it took to get to the point where it is now is totally consistent with a jump of a species from an animal to a human," Fauci told reporters on April 17, 2020, pretending as though he has nothing to do with the research.
"So, the paper will be available. I don't have the authors right now, but we can make it available to you," he added in a statement to the press pool. (Related: It was "amateur sleuths" who first embarrassed the media over its dismal handling of the Wuhan lab leak theory.)
Entitled "The Proximal Origin of SARS-CoV-2," the paper in question was forwarded to Fauci for editing in draft form, and once again for final approval before it was ultimately published in the Nature Medicine journal on Feb. 17, 2020.
It was written just four days after Fauci and his National Institutes of Health (NIH) boss Francis Collins held a call with the four authors to discuss the notion that covid may have leaked from a Wuhan lab and "may have been intentionally genetically manipulated."
The implicating emails revealing that all of this occurred were published by the House Oversight subcommittee this past weekend. Its Republican members now want to know: what will become of Fauci, the apparent ringleader of this scientific fraud?
Dr. Kristian Andersen, one of the paper's co-authors, now admits that Fauci "prompted" him to write the paper with an explicit goal to "disprove" the lab leak theory.
"There has been a lot of speculation, fear-mongering, and conspiracies put forward in this space," reads the cover email that Andersen sent to Nature Medicine along with the study. "[This paper was] Prompted by Jeremy Farrah [sic], Tony Fauci, and Francis Collins."
Jeremy Farrar – Andersen misspelled his last name in the correspondence – was head of the British "nonprofit" group Wellcome Trust at the time. This group has historic ties both to Big Pharma and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
On the day of the paper's publishing, further emails to Farrar indicate that various last-minute changes were made.
"Sorry to micromanage / micro edit!" Farrar wrote. "But would you be willing to change one sentence?"
The change in question involved replacing the word "unlikely," referring to the lab leak theory, to "improbable." The sentence containing the new word now reads (with italicized emphasis added):
"It is improbable that SARS-CoV-2 emerged through laboratory manipulation of an existing SARS-related coronavirus."
In other words, it was not enough for the paper to say that covid leaking from a lab was "unlikely." Fauci et al. wanted it to definitively suggest that there is no possible way covid escaped from a Chinese lab.
"Let's just say that the timing of the spread was convenient," wrote a commenter on a news story about the release of covid, adding that he believes it was all intentional. "Perhaps a bit too convenient."
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