Chinese official Zhao Lijian echoes conspiracy theory that US is to blame for coronavirus outbreak

A Chinese official has suggested that the US army may have brought the deadly coronavirus into China, without providing any evidence for his eyebrow-raising claim. Zhao Lijian, a foreign ministry spokesman, made the assertion on Twitter late Thursday, echoing similar conspiracy theories proliferating on Chinese social media that blame the US for the pandemic. Just take … Continue reading Chinese official Zhao Lijian echoes conspiracy theory that US is to blame for coronavirus outbreak