Based on New Intelligence, U.S. Now Says Chinese Lab Leak Most Likely Origin of Covid-19 Pandemic

From a Wall Street Journal story by Michael R. Gordon and Warren P. Strobel headlined “Lab Leak Most Likely Origin and Covid-19 Pandemic, U.S. Agency Now Says”:

The U.S. Energy Department has concluded that the Covid pandemic most likely arose from a laboratory leak, according to a classified intelligence report recently provided to the White House and key members of Congress.

The shift by the Energy Department, which previously was undecided on how the virus emerged, is noted in an update to a 2021 document by Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines’s office.