Wuhan virus a CRISPR
The RNA sequences of the #coronavirus isolated from 6 patients from
the same household are different from each other (Lancet), sign of
the virus evolving. This may not be so good to the ear; it suggests
the difficulty of containing this virus”.
description from source :
As an example, in the Lancet
study, the RNA sequences isolated from 6 patients from the same
household are different from each other, he noted. Lai said he
observed in his previous research the “frequent occurrence of RNA
recombination between different coronavirus strains,” a sign of the
Twitter thread explaining where it
might have came from & seafood market is not the source : [link
to twitter.com (secure)]
has middle fragment never seen before in any coronavirus.
This would be rare because they generally mutate with similarities to
something we’ve already seen.
My read on it is that this
has been locked up somewhere like a biolab, allowed to mutate over
many generations until it doesn’t resemble anything in the wild, then
it got accidentally(?) released.
Does China’s massive
QUICK response to this at the very early stages indicate that they
were aware of just how dangerous this was — because they were the
ones working on it?
Unprecedented city lock downs,
secrecy, etc. You got to wonder.
Does anyone know if
bioweapons are chosen that mutate often or is it desirable to use one
that rarely mutates?
Most bioweapons seem to be bacterium.
The two popular viruses are smallpox and Ebola. However, in my
research I see THIS from 2017:
CRISPR be used as a biological weapon?
are good reasons for the widespread attention to CRISPR. The
technique allows scientists to “cut
and paste” DNA
more easily than in the past. It is being applied to a number of
different peaceful areas, ranging from cancer therapies to the
control of disease carrying insects.
are also mounting that gene editing could be used in the development
of biological weapons. In 2016, Bill
that “the next epidemic could originate on the computer screen
of a terrorist intent on using genetic engineering to create a
synthetic version of the smallpox virus”. More recently, in July
2017, John Sotos, of Intel Health & Life Sciences, stated that
gene editing research could “open up the potential for
bioweapons of unimaginable destructive potential”.