US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci answers questions, as President Donald Trump looks on, at a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Photo: Reuters US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci answers questions, as President Donald Trump looks on, at a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Photo: Reuters
US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci answers questions, as President Donald Trump looks on, at a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Photo: Reuters

Fauci dismisses coronavirus lab origin claims as ‘circular argument’

  • Leading US health official says evidence strongly indicates virus originated in the wild and jumped species
  • The well-regarded doctor has also warned of a second wave of infections in the US later in the year

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci answers questions, as President Donald Trump looks on, at a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Photo: Reuters US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci answers questions, as President Donald Trump looks on, at a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Photo: Reuters
US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci answers questions, as President Donald Trump looks on, at a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Photo: Reuters
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