Jon Stewart’s COVID-19 China Lab Leak Comment ‘Irresponsible,’ Critics Say

June 17, 2021

Jon Stewart’s appearance on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” got plenty of laughs, but his comments about the COVID-19 “lab leak” theory is causing waves, and he’s caught some blowback. However, a coronavirus has leaked from a lab before, right here in the United States. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a level 3 coronavirus lab like the one in Wuhan, has had six accidents since 2015.