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The prevailing theory in the scientific community has been that the virus that causes COVID-19 occurred naturally — jumping from animals to humans. But writer and journalist Nicholson Baker says another hypothesis, which many scientists have largely dismissed, should be considered: that the virus may have originated in a lab, and accidentally leaked out.