Science News Desk – Many areas of the world are still battling the corona virus. According to the information received so far, this virus was leaked from Wuhan Institute of Virology. In their investigation, the US Department of Energy and the FBI have expressed the possibility of leaking from the Wuhan lab. Even after the virus was leaked from the virology lab, scientists have continued research on animals. For this reason, now virus researchers have been warned not to play with nature. They are being told that tampering with any virus can cause an epidemic more dangerous than corona.
Professor Colin Butler, who wrote a report on the origins of COVID-19 for the United Nations, has been warning about the dangers associated with the virus in laboratories since 2012. He is part of a new group, Protect Our Future, along with the public health expert. Laura Kahn. The group calls for stricter monitoring of dangerous research and a future free of laboratory-borne epidemics. Laura Kahn says, ‘Don’t help Mother Nature kill us. Do not tamper with it to see how the virus of the pandemic is.
Talking about the research being done on viruses all over the world at this time, experiments are being done on the Nipah virus found in Bangladesh. Nipah virus causes inflammation in the brain. This can cause problems like bleeding from the eyes and deafness. Its mortality rate is between 40 and 75 percent. Professor Butler has warned that more risky tests on deadly pathogens such as Nipah have the potential to create new pandemics. He urged the scientists not to experiment on Nipah and other dangerous viruses.
Laura Kahn says that research is being done on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, which is more deadly than Corona, due to which she is worried. They say that this type of research can create more risks than benefits. This virus can spread even faster from animals to humans. Kahn said that those whose mistake spread the corona should take responsibility for it and ensure that it does not happen again. He has called for an open and transparent discussion on virus research.