The head of the Wuhan Institute of Virology yuan Jimin said that humanity has no resources for the artificial creation of virus that has the characteristics was similar to coronavirus infection of a new type, quoted by TASS .
He argues that there is no evidence of artificial synthesizing such a virus. According to him, some specialists do say that COVID-19 was established from the outside, however "the volume of their work would surpass the capabilities of all mankind".
"I will never believe that mankind already possesses sufficient knowledge in order to synthesize such a virus" – added Jimin.
The Chinese authorities announced the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan on 31 December 2019. The disease is a new type of coronavirus, which has the official name COVID-19. March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
At the moment, the number of infected with the virus in the world exceeded 2.4 million people, recovered more than 600 thousand patients died – 160 784.