Wuhan DR Peter Daszak grilled by Congress

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The appearance of virology researcher Peter Daszak, PhD, whose organization worked with the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) to study bat coronaviruses, drew the expected tough questions from House Republicans at a hearing Wednesday, but Democrats weren’t letting Daszak off the hook either.

“Today we’ll hear from both sides that there are serious concerns about EcoHealth Alliance’s failure to comply with reporting requirements for federal grantees — concerns that draw into question whether you, Dr. Daszak, sought to deliberately mislead regulators at NIH and NIAID [the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases],” Rep. Raul Ruiz, MD, (D-Calif.) ranking member of the House Oversight and Accountability Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic, said at a hearing featuring Daszak as the lone witness. “We will also examine whether Dr. Daszak, beyond his obligations as an employee of a federally funded grantee, acted with integrity in his engagement with the possibility that COVID-19 resulted from a research-related incident.”

Disgraced researcher Dr Peter Daszak revealed to a Congressional subcommittee that the Wuhan Institute of Virology is still in possession of 15,000 coronavirus samples that may belong to the US government through past taxpayer-funded research.

The president of EcoHealth Alliance also said the US government officials may have known of dangerous coronavirus experiments performed in the Wuhan lab where Covid-19 is believed to have originated years before the pandemic.
Despite this knowledge, the government continued to plug millions of taxpayer dollars into the experiments in China, a committee hearing has revealed.

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