The Good Question Podcast

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Join us as we talk with Jonathan R. Latham, executive director of the Bioscience Resource Project and the editor of Independent Science News. He delves into a topic that, while some wish to leave it behind, demands ongoing scrutiny and critical analysis due to its profound implications.

An expert virologist by training, Latham explores the debate surrounding the origins of the COVID-19 virus. This discussion questions not only the transparency and integrity of media and government but also the accountability of leaders.

Latham examines various theories about how the virus may have emerged, including the well-known lab leak and ‘meat market’ theories and a far lesser-known yet incredibly compelling one involving miners from Southern China in 2012.

Tune in to uncover:

  • The most compelling scientific evidence contrasting the lab leak theory with the natural zoonotic transmission theory and the miner theory.
  • Insights into viral evolution: can a virus mutate more rapidly in one individual or millions?
  • The adaptation of respiratory viruses to different human tissues, such as the nose and throat versus the lungs, and the evolutionary advantages of these adaptations.
  • A critical look at media coverage: what’s being reported, what’s omitted, and why it matters.

Take advantage of this eye-opening and important conversation about truth in science.

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