The choices are liberty or continued tyranny. Freedom of choice vs lack of choice.
So, it doesn't change any course of action you would take?
If the virus is man made or the result of GoF research it changes how we would seek to combat it as well as changing how we would need to evaluate the trustworthiness of those who created it, funded the research or reported that it is not man made.
Stop using it as an excuse to control people.