Because that’s how you look guilty.
China is now making sure that all research into the origins of the virus undergoes scrutiny.
A Chinese researcher who spoke on condition of anonymity due to fear of retaliation said the move was a worrying development that would likely obstruct important scientific research.https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/12/asia/china-coronavirus-research-restrictions-intl-hnk
“I think it is a coordinated effort from (the) Chinese government to control (the) narrative, and paint it as if the outbreak did not originate in China,” the researcher told CNN. “And I don’t think they will really tolerate any objective study to investigate the origination of this disease.”
You’re as surprised as I am, right?