The Divide Amongst Experts on the Origins Covid-19 is Breeding Certainty; Also, Do Ultra Processed Foods Undermine Health?

Following a couple of U.S. agencies coming out with at least lukewarm support of Covid-19 originating from a lab leak, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the ongoing debate/investigation/analysis into the origin of Covid-19 and the certainty many express despite how much remains unknown (01:58).  The guys also discuss the emerging debate in the nutrition field over whether processed foods, independent of their nutritional profile, drive negative health outcomes (40:05).

China scoffs at FBI claim that Wuhan lab leak likely caused COVID pandemic (Reuters)

WHO calls on US to share information on Covid-19 origins after China lab claims (The Guardian)

Nowhere is the lab-leak debate more personal than among the experts investigating the origins of COVID. (Intelligencer)

The Lab Leak Will Haunt Us Forever (The Atlantic)

The Seven Deadly Sins of Biomedical Research (Georgetown Journal of International Affairs)

Virologists Object To Any New Restrictions On Dangerous Gain-Of-Function Research (Forbes)

Congress Quietly Left The Door Open To Funneling More Tax Dollars To EcoHealth Research In China For ‘National Security’

Fat, Sugar, Salt … You’ve Been Thinking About Food All Wrong (Wired)