Chinese scientists are experimenting with a mutant strain of COVID-19 that has a rapid death rate and is 100 percent lethal to “humanized” mice. The study was shared last week from Beijing. A new investigation is reviving questions about what Beijing knew during the pandemic’s crucial early days.
China’s population fell for a second year—a record decline of 2 million fewer people in 2023, coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. America’s deadly fentanyl crisis, plus China’s role in it, was highlighted by Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos.