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How the coronavirus origin story is being rewritten by a guerrilla Twitter group – CNET

The group, known as Drastic, has investigated, corrected, uncovered and agitated in a quest to uncover the pandemic’s starting point.

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The Seeker poured a strong cup of chai and lit a cigarette. He was onto something.
Alternating between a smartphone and a laptop, the former science teacher from the northeast Indian city of Bhubaneswar punched keywords into the search bar of CNKI, one of China’s foremost databases of scientific papers. 
Coronavirus, SARS, horseshoe bat, Yunnan. 
It was May 18, 2020. At the time, the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, had infected fewer than 5 million people worldwide. Scientists were still attempting…

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