Interesting to hear how GoF supporters stressed the importance to avoid limitation in their research aiming to develop vaccines and to test them in animal models as humanized mice.
Ups @K_G_Andersen It looks like that “There are no bioinformatic or predictive “safer” alternative approaches to identify unknown, unpredicted and unprecedented targets for countermeasures than GoF. What shall we do with your computational analyses for SARS2?😂
55:20 a short mention to the use of FCS for loss of function and attenuation 🤔
1:00:46 "We have to be able to study virus…genetically.. we might have to have human receptors and we have to have viruses adapted and capable of causing the disease so we can study it." Do we really have to?

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6 Apr
One great interview on the lab leak hypothesis after the other!! 🎉🎊🤸
This time from @mattwridley
It is definitely not a conspiracy. So the experts and the Editorial board of the journals pushing this definition at the beginning of the pandemic should be properly interrogated, to know why they did it.
Time to get access to RaTG13's cave and to the data of the deleted WIV databases.
The origin of SARS2 is likely to be hidden there.
Read 6 tweets
1 Apr
Wondering why @nature keeps saying that WHO did an investigation in Wuhan, when even WHO admitted that it was not, just a joint study.
"The report was the result of a joint investigation between Chinese and international researchers"…
Pure misinformation.
"The team didn’t find that species, even though researchers in China tested tens of thousands of wildlife and livestock samples, but team members point to wild-animal markets for future leads". This is hilarious. All samples tested negative but the best hypothesis is zoonosis.
"They also conclude that it is “extremely unlikely” that the virus leaked from a laboratory." This was decided after the supposed "joint investigation". But can an investigation be joint? Do policeman and thief ever investigate the thief together?
Read 10 tweets
1 Apr
@Harvard2H @BillyBostickson @JCPEREZCODEX @jjcouey @still_a_nerd @NoWackyScience @daniel_bilar @chrismartenson @jbloom_lab @ydeigin @MccairnDr @SixandLaura Cold-adapted virus attenuations in SARS2 and reversion in G614?…
"However, the G614 virus retained higher infectivity than the D614 virus at all temperatures, suggesting that the D614G mutation may increase the stability of SARS-CoV-2."
@Harvard2H @BillyBostickson @JCPEREZCODEX @jjcouey @still_a_nerd @NoWackyScience @daniel_bilar @chrismartenson @jbloom_lab @ydeigin @MccairnDr @SixandLaura via @Daoyu15… Only 11 amino acid out of 9755 differentiated the cold-adapted LAV SARS2 from the original strain. The strain was gradually adapted from37◦C to 22◦C in Vero cells.
Read 6 tweets
30 Mar
WHO today:"The consensus was that given the level of evidence, the potential for SARS-CoV-2 introduction via cold/ food chain products is considered possible."…
WHO April 2020:"It is highly unlikely that people can contract COVID-19 from food or food packaging"
"There is no evidence to date of viruses that cause respiratory illnesses being transmitted via food or food packaging." Still 0 evidence for it.…
Wondering which "the level of evidence" they found now with no animal infected at the market and still no indication of any transmission via food.
Read 4 tweets
30 Mar
Is this a joke @nature?…
"Another possibility is..several infected animals — with slightly different variations of SARS-CoV-2 — might have then been sold at markets in Wuhan, sparking multiple infections in humans." BUT...
"The researchers also took samples from 188 animals from 18 species at the market, all of which tested NEGATIVE."
This is for sure a strong indication of SARS2's zoonotic origin which must have priority for further investigations 😂
Read 4 tweets
26 Mar
The family of SARS2 is getting bigger but no one else is so special. Still no no FCS or strong hACE2 binding. "The discovery of PrC31 supports that bats are the natural hosts of SARS-CoV-2.”: FALSE. It just confirms that the backbone is natural, but for the rest we don’t know.…
BTW, the discovery of PrC31 is another confirmation of the bogus alignments of @edwardcholmes
"In 2018, 36 bats were captured in Yunnan province, China." This is quite vague @franciscodeasis
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