Conversation

between @simonbchen and @PeterDaszak.

a year ago

Simon Boyi Chen@simonbchen

I don’t mean to fuel conspiracy theories, and I don’t endorse the ones referred to here. That being said, there can be a very big risk for Western scientists to automatically assume that Chinese labs operate by the same practices and standard operating protocols that they do.

Peter Daszak@PeterDaszak

This is a widely circulated conspiracy theory. This piece describes work I'm the lead on & labs I've collaborated w/ for 15 yrs. They DO NOT have live or dead bats in them. There is no evidence anywhere that this happened. It's an error that I hope will be corrected.




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