Fauci Blasted on Flip-Flopping About Pandemic Origin

Dr. Anthony Fauci is taking heat on his recent flip-flop over the origins of the coronavirus.

Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Health, long held the belief the virus did not escape from a Chinese lab but occurred naturally.

However, during an interview at the fact-checker PolitiFact event called United Facts of America: A Festival of Fact-Checking, Fauci reversed his initial assertion that the virus was of natural origin and expressed the need to investigate the possibility that COVID-19 was from the Wuhan Institute of Virology Laboratory in China.

Responding to a question on whether he was still confident the virus came from nature, Fauci said he was “not convinced about that.”

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Daily Mail reports:

‘No actually,’ he replied. ‘I am not convinced about that, I think we should continue to investigate what went on in China until we continue to find out to the best of our ability what happened.’

Now, there is far more media coverage on the possibility the virus leaked from the lab and a Wall Street Journal exclusive cited sick staff members in the Wuhan lab prior to the pandemic.

Even the Chinese state-run Global Times attacked Fauci.

Business Insider reports:

“US elites degenerate further in morality, and Fauci is one of them,” was the headline of an opinion piece by the outlet’s editor-in-chief, Hu Xijin, this week.

Last year, former President Trump suspected the virus came from a China lab.

Earlier this year, former CDC Director Robert Redfield said he believed the virus originated in a lab in China.

Critics of Fauci commented on social media.

Rasmussen Reports found most voters believe Fauci’s decisions were influenced by politics.

Fauci’s credibility is beyond questionable over his handling of the pandemic and now it includes his flip-flopping over the origins of the virus.