Professor Francois Balloux of the Genetics Department of the University College of London tweets that the genome–the genetic makeup–of the COVID19 virus does not look like it was engineered by humans.

This is the same conclusion that scientists at Western intelligence agencies have reached.

Richard Dearlove, a former director of Britain’s MI6 intelligence service has claimed that the virus is man-made but he has a lousy record on intelligence analysis. Dearlove was one of those spy chiefs who was certain that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. He was totally and completely wrong. Caveat emptor.

Let’s hear from a scientist instead.