The latest theory is that the world COVID-19 patient zero was a market vendor in the Chinese city of Wuhan, not an accountant, as previously speculated.
China's Wuhan city will test all of its 12 million residents for the coronavirus, after the place where the virus emerged in late 2019 confirmed its first domestic cases of the Delta variant.
“This was the greatest coverup of all time and has caused the deaths of more than four million people around world, and people must be held responsible.”
"There is no plausible scientific reason for the deletion" of the sequences from the early spread of the virus in Wuhan, according to Jesse Bloom.
Calls to investigate the Wuhan Institute of Virology as a possible source of the COVID-19 pandemic have grown louder as many experts say initial dismissal of the theory was premature.
The Jewish comedian is adamant that the coronavirus was leaked from the Wuhan lab and will not accept any other theory.
US intelligence agencies are considering two likely scenarios - that the virus resulted from a laboratory accident or that it emerged from human contact with an infected animal.
"I do not believe that this assessment was extensive enough."
The report is "extremely sensitive" to China, which has consistently claimed that it is not responsible for the spread of the coronavirus.
The study showed there were around 6,000 additional deaths in Wuhan over the January-March 2020 period, including 4,573 caused by pneumonia — most of which were COVID-related.