Who's Dr Li-Meng Yan, why was her Twitter account suspended? All about virologist who says Covid-19 is man-made

She released a report on September 14 to back her explosive claim about the virus and she also fled China fearing for her life

                            Who's Dr Li-Meng Yan, why was her Twitter account suspended? All about virologist who says Covid-19 is man-made
Dr Li-Meng Yan (Fox News/YouTube)

Chinese virologist Dr Li-Meng Yan has alleged that Covid-19 was a human-made virus in a lab in China. As per New York Post, she released a report on September 14 that she says backs up her explosive claim.

The former researcher at the Hong Kong School of Public Health posted a paper on the open-access repository website Zenote. The paper states her claims on how SARS-CoV-2 could be "conveniently created" in a laboratory setting in six months. The paper titled 'Unusual Features of the SARS-CoV-2 Genome Suggesting Sophisticated Laboratory Modification Rather Than Natural Evolution and Delineation of Its Probable Synthetic Route' has been co-authored by Shu Kang, Jie Guan and Shanchang H.

The paper claims how "SARS-CoV-2 shows biological characteristics that are inconsistent with a naturally occurring, zoonotic virus," as per NY Post. As per the report, this paper was released after Yan's interview on the British talk show ‘Loose Women’ on September 11. There, she again alleged that the coronavirus "comes from the lab — the lab in Wuhan and the lab is controlled by China’s government".

According to her, the reports claiming that the virus originated last year from a wet market in Wuhan are "a smoke screen". As NY Post states, "The first thing is the (meat) market in Wuhan… is a smoke screen and this virus is not from nature," Yan claimed, explaining that she got "her intelligence from the CDC in China, from the local doctors".

As per NY Post, a previously published journal article mapping out the virus' genetic sequence by other scientists states that "SARS-CoV-2 is not a laboratory construct or a purposefully manipulated virus".

Who is Dr Li-Meng Yan?

According to a July report, she had told Fox News that she believes the Chinese government knew about the novel coronavirus even before they claim they got to know. According to her, her supervisors, well-known experts in the field, ignored the research she was doing during the early stages of the pandemic, which she believes could have saved lives.

As per NY Post, at the Hong Kong School of Public Health, a reference laboratory for the World Health Organization, hushed her when she alerted them about human-to-human transmission in December last year. The virologist fled Hong Kong and escaped to America in April. In the Fox News interview, she said she knew her life was in danger and she can never go back to her home or loved ones. "The reason I came to the US is because I deliver the message of the truth of COVID," she told Fox News from an undisclosed location. She added that if she tried to tell her story in China, she "will be disappeared and killed".

Yan was allegedly asked by her supervisor at the University, Dr Leo Poon, in 2019 to look into the odd cluster of SARS-like cases coming out of mainland China at the end of December 2019, as per the Fox News report. "The China government refused to let overseas experts, including ones in Hong Kong, do research in China," she said. "So I turned to my friends to get more information."

The report states, a friend of hers — a scientist at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in China — had first-hand knowledge of the cases and supposedly told Yan on December 31 about human-to-human transmission, even before China or the WHO admitted such spread was possible.

As per NY Post, the lab has denied that Yan ever "conducted any research on human-to-human transmission" and said her assertions have “no scientific basis". In another report, the director of a lab studying the coronavirus in Wuhan — the city where the global outbreak is believed to have originated — denied that the bug might have accidentally spread from his facility. "There’s no way this virus came from us," Yuan Zhiming, director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology had said, as per a NY Post report.

She repeated her allegation in a recent interview with Tucker Carlson. When asked why is nobody saying this if it is true, she said, "It is because of the big suppression come from the Chinese communist party government and also their friend in scientific wards (sic)." She added, "The scientific ward also keep silence and work together with the Chinese communist party, they don’t want people to know this truth. Also, that’s why I get suspended, I get suppression. I am the target that Chinese government communist party want to be disappeared (sic)."

However, people on Twitter were discussing the fact that her Twitter account was suspended. According to gnews.org, her Twitter account that had Yan’s total of three tweets and one re-tweet was suspended. One user said, "Where is my following of Dr. Li-Meng YAN, Tweeter? Why you deleted her account? What are you trying to cover it? Are you working with CCP which is one of the most evilness in this world and killed a lot of American? Do you know what are you doing???" Another said, "Dr. Li-Meng Yan's Twitter account was suspended after only 2 days and 3 Tweets. What are they trying to hide?" One stated, "Funny how they'll claim this, while ignoring Trump's role in disinformation which has cost the lives of almost 200,000 Americans. Also, there's no evidence to support her assertions. The Q people are really stupid. Dr. Li-Meng Yan."




A user claimed, "Twitter suspends the account of the Chinese scientist who published paper explaining how Covid Was Created In a Wuhan lab. Her name is Dr. Li-Meng Yan. After her post she gained nearly 60,000 followers in less than 48 hours. Twitter then suspended her account as word got out." Author Benjamin Weingarten concurred, "This appears to be the Twitter account of Dr. Li-Meng Yan -- suspended subsequent to her bombshell allegations regarding the origins of the Chinese coronavirus." Another said, "Twitter suspended the account of Dr. Li-Meng Yan. Why? For publishing a scientific research about the novel coronavirus synthetically made in Wuhan viral lab."




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