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Pandemic Screenwriter Ian Lipkin now mentions a "deliberate release" of COVID-19
From Wuhan, of course
Pandemic script writer Ian Lipkin recently mentioned a “deliberate release” of the COVID-19 virus. I’ve been saying it for some time.
Lipkin: “You know, we’re really not so much focused on naturally-emerging infectious agents as we are on the whole notion that something was deliberately released from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. And I can tell you that as someone who has talked about this issue ad nauseum for two and a half years, I’ve already had to respond to people about this. And they’re like, you know, they’re like dogs with a piece of meat. They’re not going to let go.”
Although I have said repeatedly that a deliberate release is far more likely than a “leak,” I am very skeptical that anyone would deliberately release an exact virus nearby the same lab it came from. I doubt people who would release a virus like this would be so stupid as to leave a direct trail to the guilty parties. They would likely release something similar, sure, because it’s very convenient to blame China. China allowed the COVID-19 virus to be released on their soil, and they are a willing participant in disinformation, in my opinion. Something in the genomic sequence will probably never match anything there, sort of like fingerprints on a gun that don’t match the suspect. I’m speculating, of course.
Anyway, it’s funny, sort of. I call the scandal “China, China, China,” like the former “Russia, Russia, Russia” scandal of the Trump administration (Crossfire Hurricane). Now, thanks to Ian Lipkin, we actually do have 3 China narratives. Natural spillover at Huanan Seafood Market, a lab leak from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, and a deliberate release from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. China, China, China. Thanks for that, Mr. Script Writer.
It just had to be someone in China’s fault any way you want to look at it, of course. It couldn’t be Ian Lipkin’s fault, or EcoHealth Alliance's fault, or the CIA's fault, or anyone like that, in any way. Not if Ian Lipkin is writing the script.
Ian Lipkin is literally a Pandemic scriptwriter. He wrote the script for “Contagion,” supposedly based on real events of the Nipah Virus Pandemic. The Washington Post interviewed Lipkin about the script. Lipkin said he wanted to get it right: "The “Contagionists” were committed to getting it right. There were only a few instances where I might have made other choices — however, none of the choices were poor choices."
He lied though.
Let’s go back and look at Nipah Virus and Hendra Virus which preceded it.
Nipah virus was very similar to Hendra virus from Australia. Here are some facts taken from a podcast called "How it all started:" In 1994, a mare named Drama Series fell ill and died in a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. 20 race horses subsequently fell ill - 13 died. A horse trainer died when the disease jumped from a horse to humans. Hume Field investigated the deaths and captured animals in a field where Drama Series was grazing to search for origins of the mysterious virus. He found a species of bat called Flying Fox that had antibodies of the same virus, and so the bat was considered the reservoir species of the virus. They named the virus Hendra virus after Hendra, a suburb of Brisbane. Wired reported in 2011 that “Hendra doesn't seem to spread between people, but it's still scary enough to merit Biosafety level 4 treatment." (If you click on the Hendra Virus BSL 4 link to the CDC, it doesn’t work anymore).
Later Hume Field traveled to Malaysia around 1997-1998 to investigate a similar virus there. In research that Hume Field says that he did not publish, Field said that the virus emerged in Ipoh, Malaysia in January 1997 in a pig farm. (1)
That’s really interesting, because everyone else said it emerged in Nipah. The DNI says it emerged in Nipah in 1998. (2) Peter Daszak said it emerged in Nipah in 1999. (3) Maybe they need to coordinate their scripts better.
Peter Daszak became a guest researcher at the CDC in 1998 where he researched “Nipah virus.” (4) Daszak says this is where and when he began specializing in bat coronaviruses. Daszak later received his first R01 for Nipah virus in 2002. (3)
What did the official scriptwriter, Ian Lipkin, say?
Contagion hyped fear of natural virus spillovers. Lipkin: "The habitat-destruction scene at the end of the film is a powerful reminder of the zoonotic [animal-to-human] origin of many emerging infectious diseases." The movie was released on the ten year anniversary of 9/11. The movie has a scene where a bat eats a piece of mango and drops it into pig feed and that starts the whole pandemic. All it took was a little bit of bat saliva, according to them. Never mind that the virus had been in bats for around a million years and it never started a pandemic. Like Hendra virus, it just didn’t transfer that well. Some people had been sickened before, especially if they drank water out of holes in trees in the jungle, but a Pandemic is another story. It took a pig farm for that.
I believe the pigs in farms must have been “vaccinated” in Malaysia, turning them into superspreaders of virus. They certainly were superspreaders, there is no debate on that. The question is whether or not the pigs were vaccinated. That’s about the only way these superspreader types of events happen, seems to me. There’s been too much interactions between animals and man for nature to “go crazy” all of a sudden when he likes of the CDC, Peter Daszak, and Ian Lipkin get involved. (Peter Daszak actually said that nature had just “gone crazy” all of a sudden).
Anyway, why not name the virus Ipoh virus? Ask the scriptwriter, Ian Lipkin. Maybe the virus in Ipoh was really Hendra virus that they released in Malaysia. Or maybe the “spillover” narrative didn’t fit as well in Ipoh because the bats didn’t fly around that part of Malaysia as much. Maybe they needed a closer contact between pigs and bats in Nipah for their narrative. I don’t known. I do know that if I was a relative of one of the people who died from this in Malaysia, I would demand that Hume Field publish his research on Ipoh in January 1997.
Back to Lipkin. Ian Lipkin was invited by China at the height of the SARS1 Pandemic to tell them everything they ever wanted to know about SARS1. Just read this from Columbia University:
“At the height of the SARS outbreak in 2003, Lipkin was invited by senior Chinese scientists and officials to assess the state of the epidemic, identify gaps in science, and develop a strategy for containing the virus and curtailing infections and deaths. Once the outbreak was contained, Lipkin helped develop the institutional infrastructure to ensure China would have the resources to detect and more rapidly respond to emerging infectious threats, in part through building the Institut Pasteur in Shanghai, new national Centers for Disease Control in Beijing, and the Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health. Today, he continues to consult with the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Chinese Academy of Science, and the Ministry of Health.”
Wow, right? If you’re gonna say “China did it,” you may as well put an asterisk by it that links to Ian Lipkin. He actually set up their present version of a CDC.
Russia said SARS1 was manmade as well, by the way. The SARS1 Pandemic gave China the reason they needed to develop the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
The rapid expansion of bioweapons research in the United States resulted from the intentional release of Anthrax from Fort Detrick. Funny how they benefited from their own guilt.
Back to Lipkin. In 2012, there was an outbreak of another SARS-like virus in Saudi Arabia. They called it MERS- Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. Ian Lipkin was first on the scene in Saudi Arabia in October 2012 with EcoHealth employees, John Epstein and Kevin Olival. (5)
Ian Lipkin and his team found some bats nearby and sent samples back to Columbia for testing. The samples of bat shit were said to have gone bad somehow because they were allowed to thaw out. (6) I don’t suspect it freezes that often in Bisha, Saudi Arabia either, but whatever. That’s Lipkin’s script, not mine.
MERS was around 30,000 nucleotides long. Columbia found that one sample of bat shit had 182 nucleotides in common with MERS. Scientists at the time said this didn't prove anything. But whatever, natural spillover. Bats did it again. Never mind that MERS had been known to be in camels for decades prio to this. Never mind that the camel owners did not believe that the virus could possibly have come from camels, at least not without man's intervention, because they had lived too closely with them for too long.
Then the damned virus spiked in March 2014. There’s all kinds of reasons to believe that Saudi Arabia and EcoHealth vaxxed the camels to cause the MERS camel superspreader event. But it’s still all the bats fault in scientific literature. We’re stupid.
Back to the story. Oh yeah, COVID-19 and Wuhan. Let's see. If you read Twitter much, you'll find a lot of speculation that COVID-19 was built on a RaTG13 coronavirus backbone. RaTG13 is a virus supposedly taken from a mineshaft in China by Shi Zhengli's team, from sample ID 4991, later named RaTG13 (Rhinolophus affinis, Tongguan Province, 2013). Maybe it was, maybe not. It's like picking a name out of a hat with hundreds if not thousands of coronavirus. It has a low 96.2% genomic sequence match, which for a time was the highest, until some samples from Laos were a little bit higher. Anyway, China, China, China.
EcoHealth has collected at least around 100 coronaviruses from many nations around the world under the United States "PREDICT" program. If you ask any of the China, China, China virus-origin scientists what the match is between each of these viruses and COVID-19 is, they won't be able to tell you, if you can make them acknowledge that these viruses exist at all.
I am not 100% certain that the COVID-19 virus did not result from a lab leak at Wuhan, but I am 100% certain that the virus-hunting, book-writing China China China scientists are not using a scientific approach to their research. I was trained in college in Econometrics to get all the data, then analyze it. It's simple common sense really. To do otherwise is to be anecdotal, the opposite of scientific. All the China narratives just seems like cherry-picking anecdotal script-writing to me.
If I’m writing the script, we’ll get every piece of data on every virus collected by EcoHealth and match it against all Pandemics. Anything but that, right Lipkin?
Nipah virus (NiV) is a lethal zoonotic paramyxovirus with fruit bat (Pteropus spp.) reservoir hosts. It emerged in 1999 in Malaysia via domestic pig amplifier hosts, causing an encephalitis outbreak with a 40% case fatality rate.