BEIJING (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 22nd July, 2021) The Wuhan Institute of Virology said on Thursday that it had never created the coronavirus and, therefore, did not let it leak from a laboratory.
"Until December 31, 2019, the Wuhan Institute of Virology had never studied and faced COVID-19. The Wuhan Institute of Virology has never synthesized, created COVID and never let it leak. Moreover, no employee or student of the institute had not been infected with COVID-19 until that moment," a representative of the institute said at a press conference.
He stressed that there was no evidence of an artificial origin of the virus and its leak from the laboratory.
"Scientists have reached a consensus that COVID-19is of a natural origin. Experts have published a statement saying that there is no evidence of the artificial origin of COVID-19 and its leak from the laboratory," the representative said.