Coronavirus: The United States announces the summary of the traceability report, what did the intelligence agencies say-BBC News

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The Office of the Director of National Intelligence of the United States submitted a report stating that its intelligence agencies could not reach a consensus on the source of the new crown virus, nor could they reach a consensus on whether the new crown virus was leaked by a laboratory, but it is certain that it is not a manual research and development. biochemical weapon.

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which oversees 18 US intelligence agencies, released the report on Thursday (August 26)Overview, Means that the intelligence agencies under its control believe that the source of the new coronavirus has two possibilities: contact with infected animals or caused by laboratory accidents.

Among them, several unnamed intelligence agencies believe that the virus may have been transmitted to humans by contact between humans and animals infected with the virus or close relatives of the virus. They also stated that the degree of confidence in this conclusion is “low confidence.”

An intelligence agency pointed out that the first human infection with the new crown may have been caused by an accident in the Wuhan virus laboratory. The degree of confidence in this conclusion is “moderate confidence.”

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