Jasper Becker

Made in China

Wuhan, Covid and the Quest for Biotech Supremacy

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“Made in China: Wuhan, Covid, and the Quest for Biotech Supremacy” by Jasper Becker is an gripping exploration of Wuhan’s role in the origins of COVID-19 and China’s ambitious pursuit of biotech dominance. Uncovering secrecy and political complexities, Becker reveals the high-stakes race for scientific supremacy and its global consequences.

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“Made in China: Wuhan, Covid, and the Quest for Biotech Supremacy” by Jasper Becker is a captivating exploration of the origins, complexities, and global implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this gripping narrative, Becker delves into the heart of Wuhan, the city where the novel coronavirus first emerged, and uncovers a web of secrecy, ambition, and the pursuit of biotech dominance.

Becker takes readers on a journey through Wuhan’s bustling streets, its sprawling laboratories, and its tightly controlled government institutions. He reveals the untold stories of scientists, politicians, and entrepreneurs who were intricately involved in China’s biotech industry, showcasing their relentless drive to transform the nation into a global powerhouse of innovation.

As the gripping narrative unfolds, Becker exposes the intricate interplay between politics, economics, and scientific ambition. He sheds light on China’s strategic plan to seize leadership in the biotech sector, its investment in cutting-edge research facilities, and its pursuit of groundbreaking discoveries in genomics and synthetic biology. But at the heart of this race for supremacy lies the outbreak of COVID-19, which became an unprecedented test for China’s scientific prowess and its ability to contain and control a global health crisis.

With meticulous research and insightful analysis, Becker presents a comprehensive account of the early days of the pandemic, the initial cover-ups, and the subsequent international ramifications. He investigates the alleged origins of the virus and explores the controversial theories surrounding its escape from a high-security laboratory in Wuhan. As he pieces together this complex puzzle, Becker confronts the political challenges faced by the Chinese government and delves into the global response to the pandemic, raising critical questions about transparency, accountability, and the future of biotech research.

“Made in China” offers readers a thought-provoking and timely exploration of the intricate dynamics at play in the world of biotechnology. Becker’s compelling narrative sheds light on the fascinating story of Wuhan, COVID-19, and the relentless quest for biotech supremacy. It is a must-read for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the origins and implications of one of the most significant global events of our time.

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Weight 0.576 g
Dimensions 22.5 × 15 cm
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