Interesting theory

Why was the Zaire variant of Ebola found outside Zaire? Might it happen to match 1974 lab samples? Why was France looking for Zaire varian Ebola in contries far away from Zaire?

This article is rather sensationalist and speculative but none the less, deserves answers.

Doing Diligence to Assess the Risks and Benefits of Life Sciences Gain-of-Function Research

Summary: The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Department of Health and Human Services today announced that the U.S. Government is launching a deliberative process to assess the potential risks and benefits associated with a subset of life sciences research known as “gain-of-function” studies.