Former CDC chief now suspects COVID-19 came from Wuhan lab
Robert Redfield appears during a hearing on a review of Coronavirus Response Efforts on Capitol Hill, on September 16, 2020, in Washington, DC. - ANDREW HARNIK/AFP/TNS

Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during much of the Trump administration, said in an interview aired Friday that he believes COVID-19 likely originated from a lab in Wuhan, China, but he did not provide evidence to support the theory. Redfield’s personal opinion is not in line with the prevailing scientific premise that the virus emerged either through animal-to-human transmission or shipment of frozen food products. “I still think the most likely etiology of this pathology in Wuhan was from a laboratory,” Redfield told CNN. “Other people don’...