2008 – The Thousand Talents Plan is established by the Chinese government to incentivize individuals engaged in research and development in the United States to transmit the knowledge and research they gain to China in exchange for monetary payments.
2011 – Charles Lieber becomes a ‘Strategic Scientist’ at Wuhan University of Technology in China. He will become a contractual participant in China’s Thousand Talents Plan from in or about 2012 to 2017.
2015 – Wuhan Institute of Virology goes into trial operation in Wuhan, China. It is the only bio-safety level 4 super-laboratory in Wuhan and works with the world’s deadliest pathogens.
July 23, 2015 – A patent application is submitted for the coronavirus by the Pirbright Institute, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The patent will be issued in Nov. 2019.
2017 – By this year, China has recruited more than 7,000 professionals, including Nobel laureates, into its Thousand Talents Plan. Many are Chinese nationals who come to the U.S. to study or to conduct postdoctoral research at U.S. institutions. Academics apply to the TTP to get on China’s payroll, and are selected by the Communist Party.
Jan. 11, 2017 – During a forum on pandemic preparedness at Georgetown University, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, states that there is ‘no doubt’ Donald Trump will be confronted with a surprise infectious disease outbreak during his presidency.
2018 – President Trump releases his National Biodefense Strategy.
Jan. 2018 – U.S. Embassy officials warn about inadequate safety at the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab and pass on information about scientists conducting risky research on coronavirus from bats.
Apr. 16, 2018 – It is announced that a large-scale 5G network engineering program will be piloted in Wuhan, China. 3,000 macro base stations and 27,000 micro base stations will be built, with trials expected to start by the end of the year.
Apr. 27, 2018 – Bill Gates says that the US government is falling short in preparing the nation and the world for the “significant probability of a large and lethal modern-day pandemic occurring in our lifetimes.”
June, 2018 – A Bill Gates-backed company called Pivotal, based in Kirkland WA, reports that a successful field trial was made of the Echo 5G in a simulated home environment in a Kirkland neighborhood. Kirkland will become the location of many coronavirus deaths.
Mar. 19, 2019 – Chinese researchers are caught trying to steal coronavirus from a Canadian lab. The chief Chinese scientist (Dr. Xiangguo Qiu) has allegedly been making trips between Winnipeg and Wuhan.
Apr. 3, 2019 – Verizon initiates 5G technology in Chicago, the first location in the USA. Other locations where it will be operating by 2020 include Houston TX, Indianapolis IN, Sacramento CA, and Los Angeles CA.
Sept. 1, 2019 – Trump begins implementing tariffs on China.
Sept. 18, 2019 – The Chinese government conducts an exercise in Wuhan, where they simulate a response for a novel coronavirus strain.
Oct. 18, 2019 – A five hour viral outbreak simulation called ‘Event 201’ is conducted in NYC. This high-level pandemic exercise is hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in partnership with the World Economic Forum and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Oct. 31, 2019 – Wuhan, China turns on its 5G technology.
Nov. 15, 2019 – The CDC posts a job posting seeking Public Health Advisors for a quarantine program to be set up in various states across the USA.
Nov. 18, 2019 – The Wuhan Institute of Virology in China posts a job opening, “asking for scientists to come research the relationship between the coronavirus and bats.”
Nov. 20, 2019 – A patent is issued to Pirbright Institute for the cornavirus.
Dec. 1, 2019 – China enacts a vaccine law that makes vaccinations mandatory.
Dec. 2, 2019 – T-Mobile launches its nationwide 5G network, covering more than 5,000 cities and towns across the US.
Dec. 10, 2019 – Zaosong Zheng, a Chinese national, is arrested at Boston’s Logan International Airport and charged with attempting to smuggle 21 vials of biological research to China.
Dec. 24, 2019 – The Wuhan Institute of Virology posts a second job posting, which includes the declaration, “long-term research on the pathogenic biology of bats carrying important viruses has confirmed the origin of bats of major new human and livestock infectious diseases such as SARS and SADS, and a large number of new bat and rodent new viruses have been discovered and identified.”
Dec. 31, 2019 – A deadly outbreak of coronavirus is reported to have occurred in China. Millions of Chinese citizens will be quarantined as a result. Ground zero is Wuhan, the location of the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
Jan. 15, 2020 – Trump signs Phase 1 of a new trade deal with China.
Jan. 17, 2020 – The CDC reports the first case of coronavirus infection in the USA after a traveller from China is diagnosed in Seattle, WA.
Jan. 28, 2020 – Dr. Charles Lieber, Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, and two Chinese nationals are charged in three separate China-related cases. Unbeknownst to Harvard University beginning in 2011, Lieber became a ‘strategic scientist’ at Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) in China and was a contractual participant in China’s Thousand Talents Plan from about 2012 to 2017. He was awarded more than $1.5 million to establish a research lab at WUT.
Jan. 29, 2020 – Trump establishes the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
Feb. 2020 – The FBI is reported to be conducting roughly 1,000 investigations into China’s attempted theft of trade secrets.
Feb. 6, 2020 – Trump asks US scientists and medical researchers comprising the White House Coronavirus Task Force to investigate the scientific origins of the novel coronavirus.
Feb. 6, 2020 – Frank Plummer, a renowned Winnipeg-based Canadian National Microbiology Laboratory scientist who was key to a coronavirus investigation, dies under mysterious circumstances in Africa. He was the person who received a Saudi SARS coronavirus sample which was smuggled to Wuhan, and had been working on a vaccine in a Canadian lab.
Mar. 11, 2020 – The World Health Organization declares the novel coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, claiming that there are now more than 118,000 cases of COVID-19 in 114 countries, with 4,291 deaths. New York State will deploy ‘containment areas’ in response.
Mar. 13, 2020 – President Trump declares a national emergency over the coronavirus outbreak.
Mar. 13, 2020 – Bill Gates unexpectedly announces that he is stepping down from the boards of Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway.
Mar. 13, 2020 – China closes its last coronavirus hospital due to a lack of new cases.
Mar. 19, 2020 – China reports no new cases of coronavirus for the first time since the outbreak.