KN95 masks branded ‘Made In’ distributed to members of the House of Representatives to wear on the chamber floor China,’ A recent photo shows, the same country where the coronavirus originated.
picture, first obtained by Fox News, shows one of the distributed masks that are now required to be worn to enter the floor of the House.
The mandate is a result of House physicians, who recently explicitly instructed lawmakers to wear an N95 or KN95 mask, not a cloth one.
Representative Andy Biggs, R-Arizona, points to brutal irony, tells Fox it was ‘suitable for’ Democrats To distribute masks which were made at the same place where the virus originated.
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According to a recent photo recently obtained by Fox News, members of the House of Representatives are now required to wear KN95 masks on the floor of the chamber with ‘Made in China’ written on it.
Representative Andy Biggs (R-AZ) speaks on the House floor in October, before KN95 masks were required to be accessed
While China has tried to insist that the virus originated elsewhere, academics, politicians and the media have begun to consider the possibility that it may have escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV). Raising suspicion that Chinese officials have only concealed evidence of the initial spread.
An explosive study in May 2020 claimed that Chinese scientists created COVID-19 in a Wuhan lab, then tried to cover its tracks by reverse-engineering versions of the virus to make it look like it evolved naturally from bats Is.
The paper’s authors, British professor Angus Dalglish and Norwegian scientist Dr. Birger Sorensen, wrote that they had “prima facie evidence of retro-engineering in China” for a year – but were ignored by academics and leading journals.
Ohio Representative Brad Weinstrup, chairman of the House GOP Doctors Caucus, told Fox News Channel on Thursday that the United States’ “unsecured supply chain presents a very high risk to our overall national health.”
An explosive study on the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic claims researchers found ‘unique fingerprints’ pointing to theories that it escaped from a painted Wuhan institute in China
While China has tried to insist the virus originated elsewhere, academics, politicians and the media have begun to consider the possibility that it survived WIV – raising suspicions that Chinese officials only Hidden evidence of early spread
“The fact that the masks we are mandated to wear in the US Congress are made in China is an example of our inability to protect and treat Americans without relying on adversaries,” Weinstrup said.
‘These further highlight our need to break away from the Chinese mask (Communist Party of China). Our national security and our health depend on it.
“As always, Speaker Pelosi fails to recognize the senseless optics of making her own decisions,” Representative Greg Murphy, R-North Carolina, said Thursday.
‘We are fighting a virus that came from China, yet the speaker is comfortable publicly endorsing a Chinese manufacturer, sending our taxpayer dollars overseas and advertising our reliance on China … on the faces of Congress. ‘
‘Either Pelosi’s office neglects to realize the brutal irony of supporting “Made in China” or they don’t care.’
Pictured: One of the masks distributed, the same masks now required to be worn to enter the floor of the House, left, and President Biden holding KN95 over his face, right
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrives for a meeting with President Joe Biden on Thursday on the administration’s response to a rise in COVID-19 cases across the country
As the Omicron surge appears to near its peak in several eastern states, the variant has begun to move west, striking elsewhere in the country.
Oregon, Utah and Alaska now lead the nation in development of COVID cases over the past two weeks, ending a long period when states along the East Coast — such as New York, New Jersey, South Carolina and Vermont — were in the hotbed of the boom. were places.
Cases are also rising in all 50 states, and have more than doubled in the past two weeks in 43 states. The nationwide daily case average reached a record 786,416 and 1,822 deaths on Thursday – the highest total since October.
Oregon leads the way, registering a 486 percent increase in cases over the past two weeks, with 181 out of every 100,000 residents now testing positive for the virus daily
In Utah, cases rose 468 percent over the past 14 days, with the Beehive registering 279 infections daily for every 100,000 residents in the state.
At the moment, Alaska is following the trend of states on the West Coast, with cases increasing by 443 percent over the past two weeks – 197 out of every 100,000 residents being infected daily.