Ex-CDC director says he received threats from other scientists after backing lab-leak theory

Summary
Former CDC Director Robert Redfield told Vanity Fair that he received death threats from other scientists after telling CNN in March that he believes the coronavirus accidentally "escaped" from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.Why it matters: The allegation was featured in a sweeping investigation by Vanity Fair into the battles over the origins of COVID-19 that have raged inside the U.S. government and scientific community.
12 months ago·Washington, United States

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Ex-CDC director says he received threats from other scientists after backing lab-leak theory

Former CDC Director Robert Redfield told Vanity Fair that he received death threats from other scientists after telling CNN in March that he believes the coronavirus accidentally "escaped" from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.Why it matters: The allegation was featured in a sweeping investigation by Vanity Fair into the battles over the origins of COVID-19 that have raged inside the U.S. government and scientific community.Stay on top of the lat…

12 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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The Independent

Former CDC director says he got death threats after backing Covid ‘lab leak’ theory

‘I expected it from politicians. I didn’t expect it from science,’ Robert Redfield says

12 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Stuff

The Detail: Why experts are re-examining the Covid-19 'lab leak theory'

Scientists explain the probe into the theory that Covid-19 originated from a lab, and what it takes to rule out even the most unlikely theories.

12 months ago·New Zealand
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The Hill

Ex-CDC director Redfield says he received death threats from fellow scientists over COVID

Former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield says he received death threats from fellow scientists after saying he believed the coronavirus originated in a lab.

12 months ago·Washington, United States
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Sputnik News [🇷🇺-affiliated]

Ex-CDC Chief Says He Received Death Threats From Scientists After Saying COVID Likely 'Escaped' Lab

Dr. Robert Redfield, the former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told CNN earlier this year that the novel coronavirus was "most...

12 months ago·Russian Federation
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Washington Examiner

Former CDC director says he received death threats for supporting Wuhan lab leak theory

Former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield said he received death threats for supporting the theory that the coronavirus originated in a lab in Wuhan, China, an explanation that has gained popularity over the last few weeks.

12 months ago·Washington, United States
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