Swiss researcher invented by the Chinese is making international headlines

Chinese state media quoted a Swiss biologist who was dismayed by allegations that the virology laboratory in Wuhan may have had something to do with the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Leading Chinese state-owned newspapers such as the “People’s Daily” and the “Global Times” reported, citing the Swiss scientist, that even the World Health Organization (WHO) complained of “enormous pressure and even intimidation” from the USA: “The Americans are so obsessed with attacking China on the origin of the pandemic that they ignore the real data and findings, ”said the Swiss researcher. Allegedly.

This Swiss researcher is called Wilson Edwards and works at the University of Bern. As a Swiss, he should stand for quality and credibility. But at the University of Bern and nowhere else one has ever heard of a Wilson Edwards. Edwards quickly emerged as a fictional Chinese propaganda figure.