The unresolved question on COVID‐19 virus origin: The three cards game?

  title={The unresolved question on COVID‐19 virus origin: The three cards game?},
  author={Alessandra Borsetti and Fabio Scarpa and Antonello Maruotti and Fabio Divino and Giancarlo Ceccarelli and Marta Giovanetti and Massimo Ciccozzi},
  journal={Journal of Medical Virology},
  pages={1257 - 1260}
The ongoing discussion about the real origin of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) feeds acrimonious debates. Where did SARS‐CoV‐2 come from? Was SARS‐CoV‐2 transmitted in the wild from an animal to a person before exploding in Wuhan or was it an engineered virus that escaped from research or a laboratory in Wuhan? Right now, we still don't know enough whether SARS‐CoV‐2 is human‐made or not, and lab‐leak theories remain essentially speculative. Many recent studies… 
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