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

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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