New Delhi, Feb 17: As the world continues to take steps to tackle COVID-19, Congress leader Manish Tewari wondered whether coronavirus is a bio-weapon created by the communist giant.
Tiwari, posted a picture of cover and a page from American author Dean Koontz''s book ''The Eyes of Darkness'' and tweeted: "Is coranavirus a biological weapon developed by the Chinese called Wuhan-400? This book was published in 1981. Do read the excerpt."
"They call the stuff ''Wuhan-400'' because it was developed at their RDNA labs outside of the city of Wuhan, and it was the four hundredth viable strain of man-made micro-organisms created at that centre," Tiwari highlighted a paragraph.
Is Coranavirus a biological Weapon developed by the Chinese called Wuhan -400? This book was published in 1981. Do read the excerpt. pic.twitter.com/Qdep1rczBeManish Tewari (@ManishTewari) February 16, 2020
The Eyes of Darkness, a 1981 thriller by best-selling American suspense author Dean Koontz tells a story of a Chinese military lab that creates a virus as part of its biological weapons programme.