Security personnel keep watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during the February visit by the World Health Organization (WHO) team. Photo: Reuters Security personnel keep watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during the February visit by the World Health Organization (WHO) team. Photo: Reuters
Security personnel keep watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during the February visit by the World Health Organization (WHO) team. Photo: Reuters

exclusive | ‘0 per cent’ chance: former French official who oversaw safety standards at Wuhan lab dismisses leak theory

  • Biosecurity expert Gabriel Gras supervised the construction and accreditation of the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s BSL-4 laboratory in 2017
  • He says he has ‘no doubt’ about the safety of the facility, despite growing scrutiny over the possible role of a lab accident in the origins of Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Security personnel keep watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during the February visit by the World Health Organization (WHO) team. Photo: Reuters Security personnel keep watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during the February visit by the World Health Organization (WHO) team. Photo: Reuters
Security personnel keep watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during the February visit by the World Health Organization (WHO) team. Photo: Reuters
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