The United States intelligence community has concluded that the coronavirus from the Chinese city of Wuhan was “not man-made or genetically engineered”, so investigations are now focused on an animal disease or a possible “accident”. in a laboratory.
The Office of the Director of the National Intelligence Service said in a statement that there is a “broad scientific consensus” that guarantees that the virus has not intentionally appeared after Donald Trump’s government has caused all kinds in recent weeks. of speculation.
Intelligence agencies are committed to continuing to “rigorously” investigate the information resulting from this crisis to determine “whether the outbreak was due to contact with infected animals or an accident in a Wuhan laboratory.”
The United States is the most affected country by the pandemic, collecting more than a million of the 3.2 million positive results confirmed worldwide. The North American country has more than 61,000 dead, 18,000 of whom are in New York City alone.