Could an accident have caused COVID-19? Why the Wuhan lab-leak theory shouldn't be dismissed

This post talks about the possibility that COVID19 might have "escaped" from a lab where they studied viruses living in bats. To be clear: there's no answer to that question yet. 

I was surprised to read those lab accidents are not uncommon. Spooky! In the introduction of this post, the author gives the example of a worker moving broken vials of Variola across buildings. This is the virus that causes Smallpox, a deadly disease.


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