What if Dr. Fauci was guilty and responsible for the entire pandemic?
Many people already think that Dr. Fauci has flip-flopped and has bungled the response to COVID-19.
But what if he is guilty for more than simply negligence?
What if he is culpable for the actual pandemic itself?
This appeared to be exactly what Senator Rand Paul said.
Specifically, Paul claimed:
Dr. Fauci could be culpable for the entire pandemic!
For those of you who have been following the hearings in DC, this isn’t new news.
Rand Paul has been publicly critical of labs in China and Fauci’s alleged roles in these labs.
Senator Rand Paul: “Dr. Fauci Aka Dr Death Could be Culpable for the Entire Pandemic” pic.twitter.com/5Pv3nRsopw
— 🇺🇸Robert.N🇺🇸 (@Rob_Noorollah) May 13, 2021
Dr Fauci dissembled or tried to hide his long time support for ‘gain-of-function’ research which creates super-viruses that jump from animals to humans.
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) May 11, 2021
Watch my exchange with Dr. Fauci in today's HELP Hearing. https://t.co/2oeDvD3bz1
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) May 11, 2021
Rand Paul discusses why he questioned the top health official Fauci over funding of the controversial Wuhan Institute of Virology pic.twitter.com/ycxWhrcjcJ
— conspiracyguy (@conspiracyguy8) May 13, 2021
Rand Paul has been one of the staunchest critics of Dr. Fauci.
Any respectable public servant should be more concerned about such criticism.
But apparently Dr. Fauci thinks its appropriate to laugh at these claims.
Dr. Fauci appeared on CBS to mock Rand Paul.
Let us be clear: Fauci did not debunk or refute Paul’s claims.
Rather, Fauci appeared to launch personal attacks at Rand Paul:
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY): “I just don’t understand what the problem is with him.” pic.twitter.com/fXC0zqd3qM
— The Recount (@therecount) May 13, 2021
So why is this happening?
This all exploded when Nicholas Wade, a former top scientific journalist at the New York Times, wrote a detailed article on the origins of COVID-19.
In the article, which takes close to an hour to read, Wade claims:
The responsibility of the NIAID and NIH is even more acute because for the first three years of the grant to EcoHealth Alliance there was a moratorium on funding gain-of-function research. Why didn’t the two agencies therefore halt the Federal funding as apparently required to do so by law? Because someone wrote a loophole into the moratorium.
The moratorium specifically barred funding any gain-of-function research that increased the pathogenicity of the flu, MERS or SARS viruses. But then a footnote on p.2 of the moratorium document states that “An exception from the research pause may be obtained if the head of the USG funding agency determines that the research is urgently necessary to protect the public health or national security.”
This seems to mean that either the director of the NIAID, Dr. Anthony Fauci, or the director of the NIH, Dr. Francis Collins, or maybe both, would have invoked the footnote in order to keep the money flowing to Dr. Shi’s gain-of-function research.
“Unfortunately, the NIAID Director and the NIH Director exploited this loophole to issue exemptions to projects subject to the Pause –preposterously asserting the exempted research was ‘urgently necessary to protect public health or national security’ — thereby nullifying the Pause,” Dr. Richard Ebright said in an interview with Independent Science News.
When the moratorium was ended in 2017 it didn’t just vanish but was replaced by a reporting system, the Potential Pandemic Pathogens Control and Oversight (P3CO) Framework, which required agencies to report for review any dangerous gain-of-function work they wished to fund.
According to Dr. Ebright, both Dr. Collins and Dr. Fauci “have declined to flag and forward proposals for risk-benefit review, thereby nullifying the P3CO Framework.”
In his view, the two officials, in dealing with the moratorium and the ensuing reporting system, “have systematically thwarted efforts by the White House, the Congress, scientists, and science policy specialists to regulate GoF [gain-of-function] research of concern.”
Possibly the two officials had to take into account matters not evident in the public record, such as issues of national security. Perhaps funding the Wuhan Institute of Virology, which is believed to have ties with Chinese military virologists, provided a window into Chinese biowarfare research. But whatever other considerations may have been involved, the bottom line is that the National Institutes of Health was supporting gain-of-function research, of a kind that could have generated the SARS2 virus, in an unsupervised foreign lab that was doing work in BSL2 biosafety conditions. The prudence of this decision can be questioned, whether or not SARS2 and the death of 3 million people was the result of it.
If the case that SARS2 originated in a lab is so substantial, why isn’t this more widely known? As may now be obvious, there are many people who have reason not to talk about it. The list is led, of course, by the Chinese authorities. But virologists in the United States and Europe have no great interest in igniting a public debate about the gain-of-function experiments that their community has been pursuing for years.
Nor have other scientists stepped forward to raise the issue. Government research funds are distributed on the advice of committees of scientific experts drawn from universities. Anyone who rocks the boat by raising awkward political issues runs the risk that their grant will not be renewed and their research career will be ended. Maybe good behavior is rewarded with the many perks that slosh around the distribution system. And if you thought that Dr. Andersen and Dr. Daszak might have blotted their reputation for scientific objectivity after their partisan attacks on the lab escape scenario, look at the 2nd and 3rd names on this list of recipients of an $82 million grant announced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in August 2020.
The US government shares a strange common interest with the Chinese authorities: neither is keen on drawing attention to the fact that Dr. Shi’s coronavirus work was funded by the US National Institutes of Health. One can imagine the behind-the-scenes conversation in which the Chinese government says “If this research was so dangerous, why did you fund it, and on our territory too?” To which the US side might reply, “Looks like it was you who let it escape. But do we really need to have this discussion in public?”
Dr. Fauci is a longtime public servant who served with integrity under President Trump and has resumed leadership in the Biden Administration in handling the Covid epidemic. Congress, no doubt understandably, may have little appetite for hauling him over the coals for the apparent lapse of judgment in funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan.
To these serried walls of silence must be added that of the mainstream media. To my knowledge, no major newspaper or television network has yet provided readers with an in-depth news story of the lab escape scenario, such as the one you have just read, although some have run brief editorials or opinion pieces. One might think that any plausible origin of a virus that has killed three million people would merit a serious investigation. Or that the wisdom of continuing gain-of-function research, regardless of the virus’s origin, would be worth some probing. Or that the funding of gain-of-function research by the NIH and NIAID during a moratorium on such funding would bear investigation. What accounts for the media’s apparent lack of curiosity?
We don’t know about you, but to us, such a stunning indictment by a former New York Times journalist has got to sting.
This certainly isn’t a good look for Dr. Fauci.
No wonder he’s behaving so defensive lately!
Yes, Dr. Fauci’s NIH did fund the Wuhan Virology Lab. Here’s the verbatim admission from their chief scientist Dr. Shi Zhengli. pic.twitter.com/MzXBiRX0tx
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) May 13, 2021
Fauci told Rand Paul he didn’t fund Wuhan and then defended why he funded Wuhan
— Bidinflation Czar Poso (@JackPosobiec) May 12, 2021
Dr. Fauci rejects Rand Paul's claims: "Senator Paul, with all due respect, you are entirely, entirely and completely incorrect that the NIH has not ever and does not now fund gain of function research in the Wuhan Institute."
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) May 11, 2021
Ever since Rand Paul has been asking tough questions of Dr. Fauci, the media has begun to slander him.
Shouldn’t that make us more interested in what Dr. Paul has to say?
Summit News has more details on Paul’s accusations against Fauci:
Senator Rand Paul continued to slam White House medical advisor Thursday, saying that Anthony Fauci could be culpable for the entire coronavirus pandemic.
Paul was attacked by leftist media Wednesday for merely questioning Fauci’s extensive role in granting funding to the Wuhan Institute of Virology at a Senate hearing.
CNN’s Anderson Cooper declared that Paul should “have more respect at least for medical science.”
Paul hit back, noting that Fauci is lying about the NIH’s involvement in funding of the Wuhan lab.
Now in a further appearance on Fox And Friends, Paul has gone even deeper, accusing Fauci of being personally to blame for the global pandemic.
“The person they hired to investigate the lab for the WHO perspective is the guy who gave the money,” Paul urged.
“So NIH gave the money to EcoHealth. The head of EcoHealth – they got him to investigate whether Wuhan was doing anything inappropriate in their lab. But if they were then wouldn’t he be culpable?” The Senator questioned.
“Doesn’t he have a self interest in smoothing things over,” Paul continued, adding “I’m not saying he did cover things up but you wouldn’t appoint someone who is in the line of the supply chain of giving the money to them.”
“Ultimately here’s the rub. I don’t know whether it came from the lab. But who could be culpable? Dr. Fauci could be culpable for the entire pandemic!” Paul emphasised.
Watch the clip here on Rumble:
So based on the evidence you’ve seen, do you agree with Rand Paul?
Is Dr. Fauci “culpable” for the entire pandemic?
Let us know in the comments section below!