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Dr. Quay on Chinese Gain-of-Function Research: ‘They Were Doing Synthetic Biology on a Cloning Vector of the Nipah Virus, Which Is 60% Lethal’

‘We just experienced a 1% lethal virus’
By Grabien Staff


HAWLEY: "Are you concerned with the continuation and expansion of Chinese gain-of-function research?"

QUAY: "Well, I think I testified here that in December 2019 they were doing synthetic biology on a cloning vector of the Nipah virus, which is 60 percent lethal. We just experienced a one percent lethal virus. My estimates would be that that could set us back a millennium. The Black Plague was a 20 percent lethal event and it was 250 years for civilization to return."

(via Twitter)

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