Did the COVID-19 virus break out a laboratory in Wuhan, or did it cross over to humans in the city’s local wet markets? Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says … maybe. The experts at the Pentagon have been left to guess about it due to China’s incessant lying and cover-up in the pandemic, but thus far the “majority of views” leans toward the wet-market theory.
But, Esper notes, there’s nothing yet to contradict the theory that it broke out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology either. The full, longish interview is below, but the origin issues come up right away: