What does China know?
And when did they know it?
When COVID-19 first began spreading, the prevailing narrative is that it originated from a wet market and transitioned from a bat to a human.
However, the lab-leak theory continues to gain more momentum.
Now… there’s even more interesting information.
It turns out that China began mass ordering PCR tests in May 2019.
To put that into perspective, the PCR orders were placed 9 months before the December outbreak.
But that’s not all.
These orders weren’t placed for all of China.
They were specifically focused on Wuhan.
More details below:
BREAKING: China PCR test orders soared before first reported COVID case. Government contracts show surges in Wuhan-area purchases starting May 2019. – Nikkei Asia
— Jack Poso 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) October 4, 2021
China's pandemic coverup is bigger, way bigger, than the world initially suspected. The pandemic may have begun in May 2019. That's when Chinese officials started buying PCR tests worth millions of dollars. Were they preparing for an outbreak or containing it already? #Gravitas pic.twitter.com/ufVu9qGvle
— Palki Sharma (@palkisu) October 5, 2021
What are the odds that China would begin mass PCR testing just months before the novel coronavirus began spreading?
It appears to suggest that officials in China knew that something big was coming.
Human Events provides some excellent analysis:
According to a new report, there was a dramatic increase in PCR test orders in China during the second half of 2019, prior to the first reported case of COVID-19.
The study, conducted by Internet 2.0, concludes that based on the data analyzed, the virus was likely to be spreading in Wuhan, China as early as the summer of 2019 and most definitely by early fall of 2019.
The study also identified significant and abnormal purchases of PCR equipment in Wuhan by the People’s Liberation Army Airborne Army Hospital in May of 2019, the Wuhan Institute of Virology in November of 2019, the Wuhan University of Science and Technology in October of 2019 and the Hubei Province Districts Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from May until December of 2019.
In all, the total PCR procurement purchase price increased from 2015 to 2018, until a dramatic increase was identified in 2019: 10.1 million Yuan in 2015, 19.1 million Yuan in 2016, 29.1 million Yuan in 2017, 36.7 million Yuan in 2018 and a whopping 67.4 million Yuan in 2019.
Additionally, the total count of PCR procurement contracts year over year also saw similar increases: 52 contracts in 2015, 53 in 2016, 72 in 2017, 89 in 2018 and 135 in 2019. The Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan CDC, Hubei CDC and the Institute of Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine combined were the primary purchasers that drove the overall increase from 2018 to 2019.
“These findings challenge existing assumptions around when the pandemic began and support further investigation,” the study reads. “The study concludes that a significant increase in spending in PCR equipment correlates to the spread of COVID-19.”
“We assess with medium confidence the significant increase from 2018 to 2019 in Hubei province is due to an event like the emergence of COVID-19,” it continues. “We assess with high confidence that the pandemic began much earlier than China informed the WHO about COVID-19.”
If China knew that an outbreak was happening but didn’t report it, does that make them liable?
That doesn’t even begin to answer the question of whether or not this came from a lab.
If COVID truly came from a lab, then that raises a host of legal and ethical questions.
China started mass testing in May 2019.https://t.co/6LK2VwXVGn
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) October 4, 2021
Spending in China on PCR tests SOARED months before first covid infection was officially reported.
— PeterSweden (@PeterSweden7) October 4, 2021
This isn’t heresay.
This isn’t rumor.
This has now been confirmed as fact.
Yet… the media isn’t covering the story.
Is it because they have assets in China and they’re trying to protect their own financial interests?
Time will tell.
Zero Hedge is one of the few media outlets to confirm this breaking story:
“Monthly procurement data shows a spike in orders in May, especially from CDC buyers and the People’s Liberation Army,” according to the report.
The report casts further doubt on China’s official line about the origins of the virus, a topic that has fueled tensions between Beijing and Washington.
PCR, or polymerase chain reaction, tests are used to detect the presence of a particular genetic sequence in a sample, and they have applications beyond COVID-19 testing. But the report alleges the unusual uptick likely signals awareness of a new disease spreading in the Wuhan area.
Orders doubled from universities, jumped fivefold from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and surged tenfold from animal testing bureaus. Purchases from hospitals declined by more than 10%. -Nikkei
“We believe the increased spending in May suggests this as the earliest start date for possible infection,” the report concludes.
Purchases also soared between July and October as well – especially from the Wuhan University of Science and Technology, which spent 8.92 million yuan in 2019, an eight-fold increase over 2018.
The researchers note that the university, along with local hospitals and public health authorities, are the primary responders to outbreaks of new diseases – and that the involvement of these groups is evidence that “the increase of purchasing was most likely linked to the emergence of COVID-19 in Hubei Province in 2019.”
“We assess with high confidence that the pandemic began much earlier than China informed the [World Health Organization] about COVID-19.”
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), China told them that the first symptomatic case was recorded on Dec. 8, 2019 – however US intelligence and other agencies and researchers have alleged that the virus was circulating much earlier.
“We can’t say for sure with just” the public procurement information, said Akira Igata, a visiting professor at Tama Graduate School of Business in Tokyo who examined that data independently, “but it’s strong information for making the case that there was awareness of a virus outbreak around Wuhan several months to half a year before that December.”
“This report could provide an opportunity for countries to press China for information again,” Igata said. -Nikkei
Nikkei also notes that satellite images from Wuhan hospital parking lots reveal a ‘sharp increase in activity starting in August 2019.’
The new report casts further doubt over China’s official narrative from Beijing, which has been anything but forthcoming about their activities in Wuhan.
Whether you think COVID is natural or was leaked from a lab, one thing is certain:
China has not been transparent throughout this entire process.
Is this how they conduct business?
Or do they have something to hide?
No matter what you think, it’s clear that China’s behavior is very suspicious.