2012 Video of Fauci Promoting Gain-of-Function Bioweapons

2012 Video of Fauci Promoting Gain-of-Function Bioweapons




Dr. Anthony Fauci, administrator of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases( NIAID) — an forearm of the National Institutes of Health( NIH) that in recent years has money gain-of-function research on at-bat coronaviruses at the Wuhan Institute of Virology( WIV) — has denied that such funding occurred.

Fauci told a House Appropriation subcommittee that $600,000 was given to the nonprofit EcoHealth Alliance, which funneled the money to WIV, over a five-year period for aims of studying bat coronaviruses and whether they could be transmitted to humans. 1

However, viewing gain-of-function( GOF) research, which refers to studies that have the potential to enhance the ability of pathogens to effect ailment, including heighten either their pathogenicity or transmissibility, 2 Fauci said, “That categorically was not done.”3

However, Fauci has long corroborated controversial GOF research, which you can hear him speak about in the video above, which peculiarities a hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the U.S. Senate, braced April 26, 2012.4

Dual Use Research Is Inherently Risky

Dual use research is so called because it involves investigate on select agents and toxins that could either assistance culture or completely destroyed, depending on whether or not it falls into the wrong paws. Fauci precisely speaks about dual exploit investigate of concern, or DURC, which involves 15 potentially deadly pathogens, including: 5

Highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses

Anthrax( Bacillus anthracis)

Botulinum neurotoxin

Burkholderia mallei

Burkholderia pseudomallei

Ebola virus

Foot-and-mouth canker virus

Francisella tularensis

Marburg virus

Reconstructed 1918 influenza virus

Rinderpest virus

Toxin-producing sprains of clostridium botulinum

Smallpox( Variola major)

Smallpox( Variola minor viruses)

Yersinia pestis

DURC involves seven categories of research experiments, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which includes GOF and may: 6

Enhance the harmful consequences of the operator or toxin

Disrupt immunity or the effectiveness of an immunization against the agent or toxin without clinical and/ or agricultural justification

Confer to the agent or toxin defiance to clinically and/ or agricultural useful preventative or care interventions against that operator or viru or facilitates their ability to sidestep methods of detection

Increase the stability, transmissibility or the ability to disseminate the worker or toxin

Alter the legion array or tropism of the worker or toxin

Enhance the susceptibility of a legion population to the agent or toxin

Generate or reconstitute an eradicated or extinct negotiator or one of the 15 DURC toxins or agents

Controversy Over H5N 1 GOF Research Began in 2012

Because GOF, or DURC, can be used to perform pathogens more readily be allowed to infect humen, it constitutes major biosecurity hazards, which becomes book of such data almost as controversial as the research itself.

Two studies on highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza kindled the debate in 2012. One, led by Yoshihiro Kawaoka at the University of Madison-Wisconsin, identified molecular changes in H5N 1 that would allow it to transmit among mammals. 7

The other, led by Ron Fouchier at Rotterdam University in The Netherlands, genetically modified H5N 1 virus, performing it airborne transmissible in ferrets. 8 As written in EMBO Reports in 2015:9

“Both groups introduced mutations into highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza( HPAI) that could potentially increase human-to-human transmitting of the virus. These mutants are classified as GOF because they increase airborne transmissibility in ferrets — a good prototype for human transmission.

Some in the research and biosecurity communities was worried that these ventures could result in incidental or intentional releases of the mutated pathogen, or that the now publicly available information about how to increase the human-to-human transmissibility of H5N1 influenza could be abused for developing biological weapons.”

Interestingly, the EMBO report actually was written to protest classifying Fouchier’s work as gain-of-function. However, in January 2012, six months before Fouchier’s article was published, 39 international flu researchers announced a voluntary suspension on investigate related to H5N 1, which was expected to last 60 daylights but continued until January 23, 2013, due to the highly controversial nature of the studies.

This inspired the U.S. to develop a DURC policy, which was released in March 2012; Fauci references it in the video above. 10

Dual Use Research’ Clearly Tips Towards Benefiting Society’

Fauci speaks favorably of DURC, despite an opportunity for grave danger. First, he instills fear in the naturally mutating viruses found in nature , observe, “Indeed, mood itself is the most dangerous bioterrorist, and even as we meet today, H5N1 and other influenza viruses are naturally mutating and changeable with its full potential of a catastrophic pandemic. This is no longer a theoretical hazard. It is a real danger.”1 1

He later makes it clear that dual application experiment, including that which explicitly falls under the DURC label, should be allowed to continue: 12

“If a particular research experiment is identified as DURC, that designation does not necessarily means that such research shall not be required to be be published , nor that it should even be prohibited in the first place.

However, it does call for us, as you mentioned, to poise carefully the benefit of the research to public health, the biosafety and biosecurity conditions under which the research is conducted and the potential risk that the insight gained from such research might fall into the sides of those with affliction intent.”

Even in light of the dispute, Fauci is steadfast in his support of DURC and GOF research, quoting its “clear” benefit to society: 13




“Importantly, the public attention and concern generated by this issue has triggered a voluntary moratorium or pause on this type of research on the part of the influenza research community as well as a fresh look at how the U.S. authority manages DURC as is an indication of a formalization of a government wide program to address the issue.

This policy, which was exhausted on March 29, strengthens and formalizes ongoing efforts in DURC oversight and is described in my written testimony.

The ultimate goal of the NIH in its adopt of this new policy is to ensure that the conduct and communication of research in this area will remain transparent and open at the same time as the risk-benefit ratio of such research clearly tip-off towards helping society.”

Controversy Due to’ Public Misunderstanding’

During the hearing, Fauci minimise the public controversy over the two H5N 1 DURC studies, announcing it a public misunderstand 😛 TAGEND

“I might point out that one of the causes of the public misunderstanding was the widespread ideology that the virus that was transmitted by aerosol from one ferret to another actually killed the ferrets when, in fact, that was not the case.”1 4

So, by Fauci’s logic, the fact that the virus was genetically modified into a assemble that stirred it capable of being transmitted via the breath to mammals is inconsequential because it didn’t kill the ferrets during the experiment, and the public uproar that ensued was all a misunderstanding. In lending his further substantiate, he territory: 15

“We feel that these studies furnish critical information and it was important to determine if H5N 1 virus that has this enhanced transmissibility would remain sensitive to existing anti-influenza drugs and vaccines. In addition, and importantly, knowledge of the genetic mutations that facilitate transfer may be critical for world-wide surveillance of emerging influenza viruses.”

Another moratorium was placed on U.S.-funded GOF research in October 2014, after a fibre of concerning incidents, including publishing of contentious GOF studies and high-profile “incidents” at U.S. biocontainment laboratories, led to more than 300 scientists propelling a petition calling for an end to gain-of-function research. 16 That standstill was elevated in December 2017.17

However, according to Ronnie Cummins, co-founder of the Organic Consumers Association( OCA) and Alexis Baden-Mayer, OCA’s political head( as mentioned earlier in the Mercola link on GOF experimentations ):

“Exemptions to this’ breather, ’ eventually reviewed by a secret government panel, were nonetheless allowed to go forward. The banning was lifted in 2017. Yet between 2014 and 2016, the NIH and Fauci-led NIAID continued funding gain-of-function research overseas at the Wuhan lab, via[ Peter] Daszak’s EcoHealth Alliance.

Not astonishingly both Fauci and Daszak have been staunch supporters of the official Chinese government story that the virus that justifications COVID-1 9( SARS-CoV-2)’ naturally’ progressed from bats and/ or other host species to foul humans.”

Clear Links Show NIAID Funded GOF Research

In a May 11, 2021, Senate hearing, Sen. Rand Paul questioned Fauci on the NIAID’s funding of GOF research on at-bat coronaviruses, some of which was conducted at the WIV. Fauci disclaimed the charge, saying, “The NIH has not ever, and is not now, money gain-of-function research in the Wuhan Institute.”1 8 However, NIH’s funding of such research can be easily double-checked.

In a Truth in Media report, 19 investigative columnist Ben Swann recollects records proving Fauci lied to Congress, including a newspaper entitled “SARS-Like WIV1-CoV Poised for Human Emergence, ”2 0 submitted to PNAS in 2015 and subsequently be made available in 2016. In this paper, the authors state 😛 TAGEND

“Overall, the results from these studies foreground the practicality of a platform that leverages metagenomics findings and reverse genetics to identify prepandemic threats. For SARS-like WIV1-CoV, the data can inform surveillance curricula, improve diagnostic reagents, and facilitate effective managements to mitigate future advent events.

However, build new and chimeric reagents must be carefully weighed against potential gain-of-function( GoF) concerns.”

At the end of the working paper, the authors thank “Dr. Zhengli-Li Shi of the Wuhan Institute of Virology for access to bat CoV sequences and plasmid of WIV1-CoV spike protein.” They too specify that the research was supported by the NIAID under the grant honors U19AI109761 and U19AI107810, which together total $41.7 million.

As noted by Swann, the working paper clearly spells out that the NIAID spent $41.7 million on GOF research, with the aim of determining how bat coronaviruses can be made more pathogenic to humans, and that this research continued after the 2014 standstill on such funding was implemented.

Shortly after the March 2021 Senate hearing, WIV removed mentions of its collaboration with Fauci’s NIAID, NIH and other U.S. research partners from its website. 21 It too deleted descriptions of GOF research on the SARS virus. This appears to be an struggled cover-up , not only of their own involvement but too American government involvement.

Several members of the U.S. Congress, however, have now dedicated to launch their own investigation to explore the lab accident theory. The Energy and Commerce Committee has also requested substantial records from both the NIH and EcoHealth Alliance detailing research and collaborations with WIV. 22 As George Washington famously said, “Truth will ultimately prevail where there are plans may be necessary to return it to light.”2 3

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