NIH Documents Provide New Evidence U.S. Funded Gain-of-Function Research in Wuhan

U.S.-funded experiment in China posed biosafety risks but did not cause Covid-19 pandemic, scientists say.


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NIH Documents Provide New Evidence U.S. Funded Gain-of-Function Research in Wuhan

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