Experts in infectious diseases and public health officials are on high alert following the announcement of a new COVID-19 variant XBB.1.16, also known as Arcturus, by the World Health Organization. First death confirmed in Thailand.
Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday called to declassify documents showing that scientists at a major federal agency believe the COVID-19 pandemic occurred due to a leak at a Chinese lab. “Scientists at DOE believe COVID leaked from Wuhan Lab,” Paul tweeted on Feb. 27 2023.
While life has nearly returned to normal after two years of living with a pandemic, the new XBB. 1.5 sub-variant of Covid has threatened to derail our progress. The new Omicron strain, nicknamed the Kraken, is said to be more transmissible ana evade protection from vaxx and former infection.
‘AMERICANS DESERVE THE TRUTH!’: Jordan, Comer Demand Testimony from Biden Officials on COVID Origins
House GOP members are prepping their investigation into the origins of COVID-19. Mounting evidence points to the virus originating from a leak at the Wuhan lab. EcoHealth Alliance, a U.S. National Institutes of Health grantee, passed taxpayer funds to the Wuhan lab to conduct gain of function research on bat coronaviruses – research that may have started the pandemic, Comer said.