Virologist releases paper claiming coronavirus made in Chinese lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese virologist and whistleblower on Monday (Sept. 14) followed through on her pledge to release a paper explaining how the genome of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Chinese virologist claims coronavirus derived from 'Zhoushan bat virus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese virologist and whistleblower on Wednesday (Aug. 5) claimed the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is a chimera based on the "Zhoushan bat virus" and chastise...

'Zero chance' coronavirus is natural: Chinese virologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese virologist and whistleblower on Sunday (Aug. 2) agreed that based on its genetic structure there is a "zero chance" that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-1...

Norwegian virologist claims coronavirus is 'chimera' made in Chinese lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A joint British-Norwegian study alleges that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is a "chimera" constructed in a Chinese lab. A study, authored by University of ...

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly thanked the Chinese government for sharing the genet...

Twitter belatedly fact-checks 2 Chinese propaganda tweets from March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twitter this week suddenly fact-checked two dated tweets by a Chinese government spokesman, in an apparent response to U.S. President Donald Trump's complaints that hi...

US investigating 'hazardous event' in Wuhan lab in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating a private report that purports to have found evidence of a "shutdown" and "hazardous event" allegedly taki...

Photo reveals warped seal on Wuhan lab freezer door

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos have resurfaced from 2018 showing a warped seal on a freezer door as suspicions grow that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could have started at a poorly m...

Chinese military news agency discloses 2019-nCoV was product of lab: Guo Wengui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As conspiracies about the origin of the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) surface in recent weeks, exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui (郭文貴) said on Tuesday (Feb. 4) that Ch...