SARS-Cov-2 Natural or Artificial? That is the Question

SARS-Cov-2 Natural or Artificial? That is the Question

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Alejandro Sousa
Regional Hospital of Monforte, Lugo, Spain


The COVID-19 pandemic has become the most serious health problem of the 21st century. Knowing whether its origin was natural or artificial is an extremely important fact, especially due to the ethical debate that should be generated on gain-of-function investigations in high-security laboratories around the world. We analyse all the existing evidence on the possible origin of the SARS-CoV-2 trying to join the pieces and thus obtain an overview that allows us to see beyond the isolated publications.

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Review Article
Publication history
Received: Mon 29, Jun 2020
Accepted: Thu 09, Jul 2020
Published: Fri 17, Jul 2020
© 2023 Alejandro Sousa. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Hosting by Science Repository.
DOI: 10.31487/j.CMR.2020.01.06