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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Children’s Health Defense (CHD) today released Kennedy’s latest book, “The Wuhan Cover-Up: And the Terrifying Bioweapons Arms Race,” now available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and independent booksellers nationwide.

The book reveals how the U.S. government’s increase in biosecurity spending after the 2001 terror attacks — which resulted in escalating “gain-of-function” studies that aim to deliberately develop highly virulent, easily transmissible pathogens for the stated purpose of developing preemptive vaccines for animal viruses before they jump to humans — led to the transformation of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) into a quasi-U.S. Department of Defense agency.

These gain-of-function experiments were conducted despite safety concerns among scientists about the potential for accidental or intentional release of weaponized viruses.

Commenting on Kennedy’s latest book, Naomi Wolf, bestselling author of “The Beauty Myth” and “The Bodies of Others,” called it “not only an indispensable history of the rise of the global threat of bioweaponry, it is also a timely deep dive into how a viral pandemic was unleashed upon the world via the deceit, greed, and foolishness of bad actors at the highest levels of our own government.”

Meticulously researched and sourced, “The Wuhan Cover-Up” explains how dishonesty, greed and recklessness led influential officials at the highest levels of government to allow the unleashing of a viral worldwide pandemic.

The book follows Kennedy’s 2021 New York Times bestseller, “The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health,” which sold over a million copies despite a mainstream media blackout.

According to Kennedy, Dr. Anthony Fauci and the NIAID found a way to circumvent a 2014 moratorium on gain-of-function research by outsourcing some of the most controversial research offshore to China and providing federal funding to the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s leading researchers.

The U.S.-initiated gain-of-function studies continued in partnership with the Chinese military and the Chinese Communist Party.

Kennedy’s exhaustively researched and sourced analysis leads readers on a journey that identifies and explains:

  • The key players in government and science behind the push for gain-of-function research.
  • World War II war criminals from Germany and Japan influenced the development of bioweapons in the U.S.
  • Lab-engineered “chimeric viruses” that can infect and kill humans.
  • The coordinated effort to silence speculation of COVID-19’s laboratory genesis.
  • The complicity of scientific journals in hiding the origins of COVID-19.
  • CIA-sponsored pandemic simulations that trained public health officials to impose authoritarian controls in epidemic conditions.
  • The roles of Bill Gates, Fauci and Jeremy Farrar in orchestrating a global cover-up.
  • The steering of government spending and media attention toward a “vaccination-only” pandemic response that, behind the scenes, had been in the works for decades.

“The Wuhan Cover-Up” is divided into three parts, beginning with Part One: The Road to Wuhan, which covers the early history of bioweapons research in the U.S.:

  • The world has largely banned bioweapons research since the Geneva Protocol was developed in 1925.
  • Yet the Pentagon appropriated bioweapon technology and techniques from Nazi and Japanese doctors who committed atrocities in World War II.
  • Because of the clandestine nature of this research, it was the natural territory of the new shadowy CIA.

Part Two: Gain-of-Function Research and the Rise of the Biosecurity Era covers how:

  • The anthrax attacks of 2001 enabled the repressive Patriot Act and rebooted the U.S. bioweapons program, yet the anthrax came from an American military lab.
  • After the Cold War and the unwinnable “war on terror,” the military-industrial complex got its next “forever war”— a massive lucrative campaign against germ warfare.
  • Gain-of-function research, the backbone of biodefense, is justified as vaccine research and financed by Fauci’s NIAID through the EcoHealth Alliance.
  • EcoHealth partners with “Bat Woman,” Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli, who manipulates bat coronaviruses for the Chinese military using methods learned from American scientists.

Part Three: COVID-19 and the Cover-Up, explains how:

  • SARS-CoV-2 appears to be an ideal bioweapon: a SARS-like backbone turbo powered by the addition of a “furin cleavage site” and shares 96.2% of its genome with a bat coronavirus Shi Zhengli sequenced in 2018.
  • Fauci, Francis Collins and Farrar colluded to suppress any discussion of potential lab origins of COVID-19, arranging secret conference calls and deceptive scientific publications.
  • Avril Haines, a former CIA director, later selected as President Joe Biden’s director of national intelligence, also squelched discussion of a lab leak by filing a report essentially dismissing the lab-leak hypothesis.
  • Gates, Fauci and Farrar enriched themselves and their corporate partners — costing taxpayers billions of dollars and millions of lives — and trampled constitutional rights.

The Defender on occasion posts content related to Children’s Health Defense’s nonprofit mission that features Mr. Kennedy’s views on the issues CHD and The Defender regularly cover. In keeping with Federal Election Commission rules, this content does not represent an endorsement of Mr. Kennedy, who is on leave from CHD and is running as an independent for president of the U.S.