Sen. Marshall Statement on Boston University Risky Gain of Function Research

(Washington, D.C., October 17, 2022) – U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. issued the following statement after it was revealed researchers at Boston University developed an 80% more lethal COVID strain in a lab. “It is unconscionable that NIH sponsors this lethal gain of function virus research through Boston University and EcoHealth Alliance in densely populated […]

Sen. Marshall Introduces Legislation to Halt Viral Gain of Function Research

(Washington, D.C., October 19, 2021) – U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. led a group of colleagues in introducing the Viral Gain of Function Research Moratorium Act to place a moratorium on all federal research grants to universities and other organizations conducting gain-of-function research and risky research on potential pandemic pathogens. This legislation is in response […]

Senator Marshall Reacts to Dr. Fauci and Former NIH Dir. Collins Reversal on Legitimacy of Covid-19 Lab Leak Theory 

Washington, D.C. – Last week, former National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Anthony Fauci and former National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins both admitted that Covid-19 could have originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China. Their statements, which were made in separate closed-door interviews with the House Select Committee on Coronavirus Pandemic, marks a […]