Did the NIAID Fund Research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology?

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2021
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During a Senate hearing on May 11, Sen. Rand Paul questioned Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, about whether the United States had provided funds to the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Fauci responded that “We do not send money now to the Wuhan Virology Institute.”

“We did under your tutelage,” said Paul. “We were sending it through EcoHealth. It was a sub-agency and a sub-grant.”

As noted in a fact check from last July, Paul is correct on this point: While...

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