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Tags: brad wenstrup | hearing | covid-19 | pandemic | anthony fauci | gain of function | research

Rep. Wenstrup to Newsmax: Fauci to Testify on COVID Decisions

By    |   Monday, 04 December 2023 08:40 PM EST

Former National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease director Dr. Anthony Fauci may still be treated "as a hero by some," but the House Coronavirus Subcommittee plans to find out exactly what role Fauci played before and during the COVID pandemic, committee chair Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, told Newsmax on Monday.

There are a lot of "lessons learned and a lot of things to look into," Wenstrup told "Rob Schmitt Tonight."

"Why were decisions made? Were they good decisions? Bad decisions? And why were they made? And that's some of the biggest questions that we're going to have for Dr. Fauci," Wenstrup said.

Wenstrup then elaborated on how viruses become more infectious, saying that viruses can either naturally become more infectious as they occur through animals and eventually infect humans, they can become increasingly infectious with gain of function research in a lab experiment with animals, or they can become more infectious by adding different parts of different viruses to become more infectious to humans.

When Fauci was asked in 2012 about his support of gain of function research, along with its potential risks of leaking from a lab, Fauci said that he thinks "the benefits outweigh the risk," Wenstrup said. "And now, here we are, 2020."

The hearing is currently set for January, with two seven-hour sessions over two days.

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Former National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease director Dr. Anthony Fauci may still be treated "as a hero by some," but the House Coronavirus Subcommittee plans to find out exactly what role Fauci played before and during the COVID pandemic.
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