There are no horseshoe bat colonies within 500 miles of the city of Wuhan. Horseshoe bats were not sold at the Wuhan wet market or the Wuhan seafood market.
The Wuhan Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in Wuhan China, was doing extensive gain-of-function research on horseshoe bat coronaviruses, with funding by the US National Institute for Health, headed by Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Can we start connecting the dots now?
see Newsweek article.