In the lawsuit, petitioners allege that the Chinese government developed coronavirus as an illegal biological weapon, and that “the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China, has spread coronavirus.”
Washington-based Advocacy group, Freedom Watch, and Texas firm Buzz Photos, which specializes in high school sports photography, have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Chinese government seeking $ 20 trillion in damages caused by the novel coronavirus. Or COVID-19, pandemic, reports IANS.
In the lawsuit, the petitioners allege that the Chinese government developed the coronavirus as an ‘illegal biological weapon’ and released. The “Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China, where the coronavirus outbreak originated.” Said.
“Although the COVID-19 virus appears to be released at an unplanned and unexpected time, it is designed and stored as a biological weapon for use against China’s perceived enemies, including but not limited to the US public,” the report quotes the complaint.
On March 23, US President Donald Trump said he was worried about sharing late information about the deadly coronavirus outbreak with China and refusing to accept a visit from US medical professionals.
There are now 31,057 cases reported across the U.S. and 390 deaths. New York State, especially New York City, has one of the worst public health crises in the US in recent memory. One out of every two Americans infected with the novel coronavirus is from New York City, which reported 5,085 news cases on March 23, reaching a total of 20,875.
The lawsuit, filed on behalf of conservative lawyer Larry Klayman, called for compensation by the Chinese government for “harsh and reckless indifference and malicious acts.” The Chinese people, the report quoted him, ” people are good, but not their government and it needs to pay a lot.”
Buzz photos claim that the school lost about $ 50,000 last weekend due to school closures and sports cancellations and forced them to lay off workers.