For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here.

The so called Wuhan lab theory about the origin of COVID-19 has gained enormous and mainstream traction in the past month, not least thanks to US president Joe Biden calling for a full investigation into it.

We’re still incredibly early on our path to understanding how the coronavirus which has ground the world to a near halt came to be.

Today on Please Explain, Tory Maguire is joined by science reporter Liam Mannix, who says he is concerned the noise around the lab theory might be over-inflating the likelihood it’s the right explanation.

Our supporters power our newsrooms and are critical for the sustainability of news coverage.

Becoming a subscriber also gets you exclusive behind-the-scenes content and invitations to special events. Click on the links to subscribe to The Sydney Morning Herald or The Age.

Most Viewed in National

Source: Read Full Article