N is doing it because he is using free will, he has a brain and as of now, it is not yet against the law to question.
Our U.K. government seem to not want us comparing one nearby country of similar population numbers with the U.K.
they say things like, there is no usefulness in comparing how one country deals with covid-19 with another country.
If one were allowed to express an opinion, one might imagine the U.K. authorities have much to hide.
It is almost certain, (in my view) that bat hunters have been in bat caves in South West China, for the express purpose of identifying viruses.
What they do with a “new” virus, we do not know.
However, to imagine there is no Chinese government involvement with these viruses is absurd.