Virus is from a lab, not natural, says Nitin Gadkari

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In a first official statement from the Centre on the origin of global pandemic COVID-19, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the virus was not natural and was created in a laboratory.

Coronavirus, which originated from China’s Wuhan and has claimed over 2.5 million lives worldwide, was created in a government lab in China’s Wuhan with the US saying it had ”significant evidence” that the virus came from a laboratory.

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In an exclusive interview to NDTV, Gadkari further said that people need to understand the art of living with corona.

”That art of living is very important as it is not a natural virus. It is an artificial virus and many countries across the world are researching for a vaccine,” Gadkari said.

”The second thing is the detection methodology. We need some good methodology. Immediately, we can identify (the virus). This is unexpected because this virus from a laboratory, this is not a natural virus,” he added.

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