Appearing Thursday on the Fox News Channel’s America’s Newsroom, Adm. Brett Giroir, former White House coronavirus testing czar, said there is “no data” to support Dr. Anthony Fauci’s claim of the coronavirus evolving from nature.
The most likely explanation is that [COVID-19] was gain-of-function mutation work that leaked out. pic.twitter.com/br2J0gAcZZ
— OutKick (@Outkick) June 3, 2021
A transcript is as follows:
BILL HEMMER: You believe this was a lab leak. Why?
ADM. BRETT GIROIR: I really became convinced of that with the W.H.O. report in March which showed definitely that there was no environmental source, there was no intermediary host, there was really nothing linking the virus to the natural world. But on the other side, the evidence was becoming compelling. Look, there is a laboratory five miles of the origin that was doing dangerous research on bat coronaviruses. Sometimes, the simplest explanation is that. We do have labs leaks. They’ve happened