American House of The deputies voted unanimously on Friday to declassify intelligence about the assets of COVID-19 pandemic. 419-0 vote He was final consent of the bill, and send it to President Joe Biden’s desk for him to sign into law.
The discussion was short and to the point: Americans have questions about that how the deadly The virus started and what can be done to prevent it future disease outbreak. The American public Worth answers for each side of COVID-19 pandemic. Michael Turner, Ohio State President of House Intelligence Committee.
This includes, he said, “how this virus was created, and specifically, whether it was a natural event or if result of related to the laboratory event. “
Focus on declassification on Relevant intelligence, citing “potential links” between research What happened there and the outbreak of COVID-19, issued by the World Health Organization announced on March 11, 2020.
US intelligence agencies are divided over Whether lab leak Or fallout from animals was the likely source of the deadly virus.
Experts say that true Origin of The coronavirus pandemic may not be known for Many years – if any.
Transparency is the cornerstone of Rep. Jim Himes said, of Connecticut, top Democratic party on Intelligence Committee during the discussion.
Republican-led, Focus on The origins of the virus come when the House of Representatives fired a select committee with earlier hearing in week delving into theories about how The epidemic has begun. It presents a rare moment of Bipartisanship despite the often acrimonious rhetoric about the origins of Coronavirus and questions about the response to the virus by US health officials, including A former Senior health advisor.
The legislation is from Sen. Josh Hawley, R-M. , He was already Senate approved.
If the measure is signed into law, the measure will require declassification within 90 days of “Any and all information Regarding possible links between the Wuhan Institute of Virology and origin of and corona virus disease information on research and other activities in the laboratory and whether any researchers became ill.
The COVID-19 outbreak has begun in 2019 in Eastern Chinese city of wuhan, leading to nearly 7 million deaths worldwide so far, according to official count, over million of they in United State.
The US Department of Energy concluded with “Low confidence” that the virus likely survived via Lab accident, OK with Evaluation of The FBI however contradicts the conclusions of several other agencies.
Robert Redfield A former director of positions for Disease control and prevention for lab leak The theory before the senators on Wed, while ind for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health of Health has identified an infected animal as the likely culprit.
“There is a broad consensus in Intelligence community That fascism is not result of Biological weapon or genetic engineering. What there is no consensus on Is it lab or not leakHaines added.
When the Senate version of The bill has been submitted in co-author Josh Hawley said in Feb anyone He asks if COVID-19 originated in The lab was “silenced and labeled a conspiracy theorist”.
“Now these wise skeptics are on their feet. The Americans.” people deserve know the truth,” he added.
In a separate effort, House Republicans reintroduced the legislation on Friday to allow US citizens the right to sue China – which rejects the laboratory leak theory – over Its widely misrepresented campaignduring the outbreak.
“We should finally get there truth about what happened and who was involved in This deception in in order to bring it justice for these who “He has suffered greatly from COVID-19,” said New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.