Virus origin; Japan making a "shift away from China" policy?; Open letters

My guess for the Q1 GDP number coming out tomorrow is -8%. The real number is probably negative double digits but it would be shocking, and refreshing, if they were willing to announce such a decline. I will have an open thread tomorrow morning so we can discuss the official number then.

The hypothesis that the virus leaked from a Wuhan lab is gaining s…

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