White House says there’s ‘not a consensus’ on origins of COVID-19 | USA TODAY

White House officials confirmed an ongoing effort into uncovering how the COVID-19 virus originated amid reports of a lab leak in China.

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According to the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, the department's conclusion was made with “low confidence,” meaning there was a level of certainty that was not high.

“There is not a consensus right now in the US government about exactly how COVID started,” National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said Monday. “There is just not an intelligence community consensus.”

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