The French virologist, Professor Luc Montagnier, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine for studying HIV, said in an interview on the medical network pourquoidordeur.fr on April 16 that the current global pandemic Coronavirus comes from a laboratory in Wuhan. His remark caused widespread concern and controversy.
Professor Montanier who accepted an interview with the French C News said that he is still engaged in virus research but does not necessarily conduct experiments in the laboratory. According to him, he and his colleagues – mathematicians, work on computers.
He said, we concluded that the virus was manipulated by humans, and several small fragments of the HIV gene sequence were added to the virus from the bat. This is not a natural virus but the result of professional work. It is done by a molecular biologist.
It is particularly delicate work, which can be said that it is as delicate as a watchmaker.
Professor Montagnier said his job is to present facts, nothing more. He does not know who is manipulating the virus and what is the purpose or accusing anyone.
But he said that someone might have wanted to make a vaccine against AIDS by adding several small fragments of HIV gene sequence to the long coronavirus gene sequence.
Professor Montagnier explained that the viral genetic material is a long ribonucleic acid ARN, and some places on this ARN strip were added some small fragments of HIV.
Although these small fragments are small, they are very important. They may modify the antigen site that is, if you want to make a vaccine, you can completely modify the vaccine docking protein through a sequence of another virus.
In response to someone saying that most scientific authorities refuted his statement, he said that he still wanted to stifle this statement.
These are not the first things we did, before us, a very famous research team in India published the same results but some people forced them to withdraw the article.
However, as more and more research results put forward such ideas, the voice of opposition has become less than at the beginning of this year.
Professor Montagnier finally said that at 88, he is no longer in the circle but as a Nobel Prize winner, he is free to do research.
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