NIH director Francis Collins to resign amid gain-of-function research scandal

News 10/06/21, 22:17

Francis Collins, the longtime director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will resign by the end of this year, the NIH announced in a news release on Tuesday, Oct. 5. Having served three U.S. presidents over more than 12 years, Collins is the longest-serving presidentially appointed NIH director. "It has been ...

China says US GOP report on COVID-19 origin not credible

China 08/04/21, 19:56

China has slammed the United States probe into the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19), saying it is driven by political purposes. "The relevant report, totally based on the concocted lies and distorted facts without providing any evidence, is not credible or scientific," said the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson in a statement, according to ...

Republican report on COVID-19 origin hints lab-leak possibility

News 08/02/21, 05:25

The probe led by GOP members into the Wuhan lab is suspecting that Wuhan experts may have genetically modified the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic, backing the lab-leak theory. Republicans on the Foreign Affairs Committee alleged that they detected highly suspicious behavior with the Chinese government and the Wuhan Institute ...

GOP Sen. Paul suspects Fauci’s dishonesty ‘derives from elitism’

D.C. 07/25/21, 16:56

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused the president's chief medical adviser of lying to U.S. Congress on July 21. The senator believes Anthony Fauci's deception "derives from elitism." The remarks represent the latest allegations against the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Fauci was earlier criticized for the ...

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