Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield told members of the House that certain features of the Covid-19 virus appear to be “engineered.” The former CDC chief made his comments while giving testimony before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Watch Redfield’s testimony below:
In particular, Dr. Redfield expressed his concern about several features of the virus, including the “furin cleavage site” which is found in the spike protein of Covid-19.
“It was very concerning to me,” Redfield told congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene. “It looked like this virus was engineered.”
Dr. Redfield was one of the earliest public figures to publicly suggest the lab leak origin of the pandemic. In March of 2021, Redfield told CNN that Covid-19 “most likely” originated from the Wuhan Institute of Virology was the