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The Left Is Now Pretending It Wasn’t Censoring The World’s Biggest Story For The Last Year

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Anders Hagstrom White House Correspondent
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When COVID-19 began spreading in China and theories of a lab leak in Wuhan began to spread along with it, the media and critics of former President Donald Trump were quick to stamp them down — until now.

When the idea that the novel coronavirus may have accidentally escaped from a virus research lab in Wuhan began to spread in early 2020, the media treated it as unlikely at best and a racist conspiracy theory at worst. But the World Health Organization (WHO) conducted a research trip to China in January and concluded that the lab theory was “highly unlikely,” President Joe Biden’s administration cut against the theory and media coverage shifted dramatically in tone. What changed?