China Twitter CEO is on alert Elon Musk Against sharing posts which promote the lab leak theory of the coronavirus, suggesting that such commentary could hurt Tesla’s relationship with the company’s second-largest market.
The cryptic warning came on a social media post by the state-run Global Times newspaper.
This writer was responding to Musk commenting on a tweet that mentioned the Department of Energy’s conclusion that COVID-19 was created at a lab in Wuhan, China.
The original tweet, from the account “Kanekoa The Great,” It was questioned whether Dr. Anthony Fauci (ex-director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) had been involved in the creation of COVID-19 because he had funded “gain-of-function research at the Wuhan lab.“
“He did it via a pass-through organization (EcoHealth),” Musk responded, referring to the nonprofit group that was awarded nearly $8 million in federal research grants to study bat coronaviruses in China.
The Global Times warns Musk He could also be “breaking the pot of China.” This saying sounds similar to this expression “to bite the hand that feeds you,” according to CNBC’s Eunice Yoon, who was the first to report on the warning.
As noted by the outlet, the electric vehicle maker maintains a factory campus in Shanghai – China is the company’s second-largest market.
FOX Business reached out Musk Tesla, for more information.
Recent conclusions by the Department of Energy have been made. COVIDMost likely, -19 came from Wuhan labAccording to the Wall Street Journal’s classified intelligence report, it is.
These are the so-called lab leak theory was widely dismissed as a conspiracy or “fringe” theory. This was called “misinformation” Democrats, major news media outlets and social media companies during the initial stages of the pandemic prevented the theory being spread.