Facebook Will No Longer Remove Claims , That Coronavirus Was ‘Man-Made’.
Facebook had been removing posts about coronavirus being man-made since February, but now it is changing course.
In light of ongoing investigations into the origin of COVID-19 and in consultation with public health experts, we will no longer remove the claim that COVID-19 is man-made from our apps, Facebook spokesperson, via CNN.
We're continuing to work with health experts to keep pace with the evolving nature of the pandemic and regularly update our policies as new facts and trends emerge, Facebook spokesperson, via CNN.
Facebook's decision follows President Joe Biden's announcement that he had initiated an intelligence report... .
... about the origins of the coronavirus due to Congress in 90 days.
As part of that report, I have asked for areas of further inquiry that may be required, including specific questions for China, President Joe Biden, via CNN.
I have also asked that this effort include work by our National Labs and other agencies of our government to augment the Intelligence Community's efforts, President Joe Biden, via CNN.
Prior U.S. intelligence reports recently revealed that researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology were hospitalized in Nov.
2019 with an unknown illness.