What is the origin of the virus and was it released intentionally or was it an accidental test that went out of hand? Is it a biological weapon?
As death tolls rise due to Coronavirus, individuals are speculating on how this epidemic started. Coronavirus is said to be a natural coincidence and not a designed biological weapon. Conspiracy theories suggest otherwise: Ranging from bio-warfare to Chinese spies smuggling the deadly virus.Biological Weapon: Is Coronavirus a man made virus engineered in a lab? Click To Tweet
Are Biological Weapons the new face of Terrorism?
Iranian, Russian and Israeli officials claim covid-19 is a biological weapon and accuse either China or the US to have engineered it. They say it could be a form of Economic terrorism and Medical terrorism, targeting countries that are enemies to the US.
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China, Iran and Italy – US Enemies Hit Hard:
Why should we be suspicious? US is in a trade war with China and has deliberating economic sanctions to Iran, two of the most affected countries. Well, Iran has about over 10,000 cases while neighbouring countries in the Arabian peninsula have barely hundreds.All we can do as citizens is to wait and use this time to Audit and take stock of capitalism, power dynamics and our leaders. Maybe, this is the lesson we were all waiting for to wake up, maybe not. Click To Tweet
Why would Italy be a target though?
For Italy, there’s millions of Chinese tourists and Italy is a big tourism destination. However, about a year ago Italy signed a treaty to be part of the Silk Road. This was a slap on the face to the United States and the European Union, who are demanding an end to unfair Chinese business practices.
United States and the European Union tried talking Italy out of the Silk Road – one belt one road initiative but Italy went headland shook china’s hand. Perhaps unleashing the Virus to Italy will make them rethink their link to China. The deaths could make people angry enough to pressure the government to sever ties with China.
Biological Weapon – Conspiracy Theory or Accurate Speculation?
Other theories on the virus origin point to butchers, poachers and scientists who got samples and tested it through experiments on humans. Another question is the swiftness of China to get medication and facilities for a virus that just popped up.
However, animals in China have been eaten for thousands of years but we’ve not had cases before, so why now? Although, this is possible because we recently have GMO and synthetic food – many questions still paint the virus as a Biological Weapon.
War and Collateral Damage:
These are unleashed when they can’t get what they want. Bio weapons are hard to control and they lead to lots of collateral damage. But it’s not like collateral damage is something new. During war we’ve seen kids in school busses being blown to rubble, women and the elderly have been killed too.
Biological weapon – New face of Terrorism?
The threat of Biological weapons to humanity is a reality we are not prepared for. Have biological weapons been used before? Yes! The US once had an official biological warfare program between 1943-69. During the 27 years of this lab, the US developed 6 mass-produced, battle ready, biological weapons
However, they are known to have used bio weapons way before this. Colonisers unleashed small pox to the (red Indians) native Americans. There’s reason to believe the US never fully stopped using biological weapons.
Some of the engineered plagues that have been used came in the form of agents that cause: Anthrax, Rabbit fever, Anti-agricultural agents, African swine fever, Influenza among others.
All we can do as citizens is to wait and use this time to Audit and take stock of capitalism, power dynamics and our leaders. Maybe, this is the lesson we were all waiting for to wake up, maybe not.