See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

NIH Official Makes Huge Admission About Gain-of-Function Research

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2024
From The Right
Coronavirus, Gain of Function, NIH, Wuhan Lab

In 2021, Anthony Fauci, then director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) got into a heated exchange over whether the National Institutes of Health funds gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

"For years, Dr. Ralph Baric, a virologist in the U.S., has been collaborating with Dr. Shi Zhengli from the Wuhan Virology Institute, sharing his discoveries about how to create superviruses. This gain-of-function research has been funded by the NIH,” Paul said. “Dr. Fauci, do you still support funding of the NIH...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

More News about Coronavirus from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right