Why the Pandemic Probably Started in a Lab, in 5 Key Points

This article has been updated to reflect news developments.

June 3, 2024 | Source: The New York Times | by Alina Chan

On Monday, Dr. Anthony Fauci returned to the halls of Congress and testified before the House subcommittee investigating the Covid-19 pandemic. He was questioned about several topics related to the government’s handling of Covid-19, including how the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which he directed until retiring in 2022, supported risky virus work at a Chinese institute whose research may have caused the pandemic.