Morning Jolt: Did We See This Coming?

Happy Passover — it's a good time to celebrate one's ancestors surviving times of plagues — and I hope you're enjoying Holy Week as best you can at home. Today we've got a fascinating warning about research into coronaviruses and SARS dating back to Obama's second term and ties back to Wuhan; an unusual report suggesting that a part of the U.S. government saw the outbreak emerging in November; and yet another awful decision from New York City mayor Bill de Blasio.

A Warning about the Risk of SARS-Like Coronaviruses in Bats from the Late Obama Years

Look back to a decision by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, back on October 16, 2014:

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced  that the U.S. government will undertake a deliberative process to assess the risks and benefits of certain gain-of-function (GOF) experiments with influenza, ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY April 08 2020
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY April 08 2020
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Did We See This Coming?

Happy Passover — it's a good time to celebrate one's ancestors surviving times of plagues — and I hope you're enjoying Holy Week as best you can at home. Today we've got a fascinating warning about research into coronaviruses and SARS dating back to Obama's second term and ties back to Wuhan; an unusual report suggesting that a part of the U.S. government saw the outbreak emerging in November; and yet another awful decision from New York City mayor Bill de Blasio.

A Warning about the Risk of SARS-Like Coronaviruses in Bats from the Late Obama Years

Look back to a decision by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, back on October 16, 2014:

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced  that the U.S. government will undertake a deliberative process to assess the risks and benefits of certain gain-of-function (GOF) experiments with influenza, ...   READ MORE

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