The reason for the relative silence on the origin of COVID by explicit ID scientists is simple.
Is there evidence for intelligent human agency in COVID-19, given its structure and what is known about its emergence?
Does modern evolutionary theory guide medicine’s response to COVID-19? Not when you consider that most of the major treatments being used and pursued actually preceded Darwin.
The very admission that Darwinism has had no role in medical science is a telling argument not for its inclusion, but for its irrelevance.
Certainly, in a context of global anxiety, this is a subject that needs to be approached with sensitivity and humility.