Chairman disbands panel of scientists investigating COVID-19’s origins, saying its links to a nonprofit that worked with a Chinese lab risks perception of bias

There is still no conclusive evidence that coronavirus originated from a lab. Lauren DeCicca/Getty ImagesA Lancet-affiliated scientist panel studying the origins of COVID-19 has been disbanded.The chairman of the panel told WSJ he was concerned about its links to EcoHealth Alliance.EcoHealth Alliance has been facing scrutiny over its connection to an institute in Wuhan.See more stories on Insider’s business page.A task force of scientists investigating the origins of COVID-19 has been disbanded by Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs.The Wall Street Journal reported that it was due to the task force’s links with US non-profit EcoHealth Alliance, which worked with Wuhan Institute of Virology. Sachs said this risked the perception of bias, according to the outlet.New York-based EcoHealth Alliance …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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