Israelis are working on something
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They had been working on a vaccine for a particular bronchitis virus that affects poultry for years before the COVID-19 outbreak started. When the COVID-19 genome was sequenced, they noticed it was very similar to that belonging to the disease they were already working on.
Which suggests that perhaps covid-19's source was poultry, not bats.
Or [tinfoil hat] Mossad [/tinfoil].