WESTERN soldiers are said to have fallen ill with a mysterious illness after attending the World Military Games in Wuhan just before the Covid epidemic officially began.
A long-serving Canadian officer was among athletes who fell ill while attending games in a pandemic-free city in China – sparking theories the virus leaked from a lab. nearby experience.
The Canadian accuser, who cannot be named because he is still on the force, told Mail on Sunday Foreign competitors find the often bustling city of 11 million “like a ghost town” when they visit in October.
But the Chinese Communist regime claims the first confirmed case is not until December.
It was reported that the Canadian team had been severely affected by the mysterious illness, an isolation unit was set up on their military flight back home.
The officer said a military-appointed doctor later said he had almost certainly caught Covid and is now asking for an investigation.
He told the Mail: “I am 100% convinced that the virus was present in Wuhan while we were there.
“The burden of proof is on the scientific community and the intelligence experts to prove – not on the athletes.”
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He continued, “I accept I’m not a scientist and maybe not Covid, but why do people seem so reluctant to properly investigate?
“It feels like we’re at Ground Zero of this pandemic that has impacted people’s lives, with millions of deaths and closed economies, so why not do the due diligence. Is the matter too big to handle? “
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The official’s statement raised concerns that the Chinese government had covered up the outbreak – meaning the world had little time to react and prevent it from spreading globally.
At least 5.5 million people globally have died in the pandemic, with the UK death toll yesterday reaching a staggering 150,000.
The Communist regime in Beijing said the first confirmed case was on December 8, three weeks before the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed it by sources in Taiwan.
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China has continued to refuse to cooperate with a comprehensive probe into the origins of the deadly virus.
But evidence of a lab leak has been piling up over the past year as scientists, researchers and governments hunt for answers.
Dozens of scientists think that Covid may have escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China through an infected researcher, improper waste disposal, or a potential breach of local security. this point.
The high-security facility that specializes in coronavirus has been in the crosshairs of the storm as questions arise about whether Covid can escape its lab.
A book about viruses seems to have been “tailored for carnage” and may have escaped from the lab after a scientist was bitten by an infected monkey.
China and the lab both angrily deny all allegations – but former top intelligence bosses say evidence of an “accident” in the lab is clear to see and there has been a calculated cover-ups “from day one”.
https://www.thesun.ie/news/8179523/western-troops-ill-wuhan-months-before-covid-outbreak/ Western troops fell ill in Wuhan MONTH before the Covid epidemic officially started raising suspicions of lab leaks