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Origins of SARS-CoV-2

Origins of SARS-CoV-2512342Jamie Metzl

NOTE: This post was originally published on April 16, 2020 and has been updated regularly. A number of people have reached out to me questioning the assertion I have been…

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Open Letter on Fully Investigating the Origins of COVID-19

Open Letter on Fully Investigating the Origins of COVID-19310163Jamie Metzl

I have been calling since early 2020 for a full and unrestricted international forensic investigation into the origins of the pandemic, with full access to all necessary data, records, and…

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SARS-CoV-2的起源

SARS-CoV-2的起源300168Jamie Metzl

NOTE: This is the Chinese translation of my English language blog post on the origins of SARS-CoV-2. The English blog was initially posted on April 16, 2020, and has been…

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Jamie Metzl Statement on WHO COVID-19 Wuhan Press Conference

Jamie Metzl Statement on WHO COVID-19 Wuhan Press Conference900600Jamie Metzl

In response to the WHO-China joint study press conference, held in Wuhan on February 9, 2021, I today issued the following statement: Although I remain a steadfast supporter of the…

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Jamie Metzl Statement on Suspension of US Funding for the WHO

Jamie Metzl Statement on Suspension of US Funding for the WHO620413Jamie Metzl

On April 14, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States was suspending funding to the World Health Organization. Here is my statement: New York April 15, 2020 Cutting…

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We Can’t Get Out of this Alone

We Can’t Get Out of this Alone342147Jamie Metzl

Thousands of people are now dead and billions now sheltering at home in fear of a proliferating deadly virus that could have been contained at its source. But even though…

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Our Best Values Must Guide Our Most Powerful Technologies

Our Best Values Must Guide Our Most Powerful Technologies279181Jamie Metzl

Soon after a series of incredible discoveries almost five decades ago launched the era recombinant DNA (later renamed genetically modified organisms, or GMOs), some of the world’s leading scientists and…

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Standing with the People of Hong Kong

Standing with the People of Hong Kong720405Jamie Metzl

The people of Hong Kong have been fighting for many years to hold China to the commitments Beijing voluntary made in 1984 allowing Hong Kong a “high degree of autonomy,”…

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Has the Third CRISPR Baby Already Been Born?

Has the Third CRISPR Baby Already Been Born?800480Jamie Metzl

For years, I have been saying the genetics revolution is not just coming but already here. As we unlock the secrets of our genomes and systems biology more broadly, we…

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Human gene editing is too transformative to be guided by the few

Human gene editing is too transformative to be guided by the few275183Jamie Metzl

My editorial from today’s (3/18/19) Financial Times: Far sooner than most people realise, the genetics revolution will transform the world within and around us — and we are not remotely ready for what’s coming. Yet we must be, to optimise the benefits and minimise the potential harms of genetic technologies.

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