Emails show NIH, NIAID were repeatedly concerned about ‘gain-of-function’ experiments at Wuhan lab
From BizPac Review:
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) both repeatedly expressed concerns about “gain-of-function” experiments at the Wuhan lab, according to newly obtained emails.
Judicial Watch has gotten its hands on 1,651 pages of records from the NIH through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit. Government emails allegedly show that NIH officials warned that EcoHealth Alliance could be conducting “gain-of-function” research at the Chinese lab. There was also an FBI “inquiry” into the concerns over funding received in connection to the controversial research.
Ashley Sanders, who is a senior investigations officer in the NIH Division of Program Integrity, evidently emailed David A. Miller, who is an FBI agent from the Newark Field Office, on May 22, 2020. Most of that email is redacted and can’t be read but the subject line is telling, “Grant Questions – FBI Inquiry.” There was also a reference to an NIH grant award numbered R01AI110964, “Understanding the Risk of Bat Coronavirus Emergence.”
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