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Kresta in the Afternoon – June 1, 2021 – Hour 2

Doug Keck helps celebrate the life of Carlo Acutis and Nicholas Wade explains what we know about the origins of COVID.


EWTN Honors Blessed Carlos Acutis

For months, the narrative has been that it is “preposterous” to speculate that COVID originated in a lab in Wuhan, China. Such claims were blocked from Facebook, ignored by the media, and decried as racist by politicians. All that has been reversed in the last week. So what do we know – and what don’t we know – about the possible origins of COVID? Nicholas Wade joins us.

Doug Keck – President and Chief Operating Officer EWTN Networks

Why is it suddenly ok to ask if COVID came from a lab?

For months, the narrative has been that it is “preposterous” to speculate that COVID originated in a lab in Wuhan, China. Such claims were blocked from Facebook, ignored by the media, and decried as racist by politicians. All that has been reversed in the last week. So what do we know – and what don’t we know – about the possible origins of COVID? Nicholas Wade joins us.

Nicholas Wade is a science writer who has worked on the staff of Nature Science, and the New York Times. Find his article on COVID origins at medium.com.

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