A team at the University of Texas designed a synthetic spike protein that has been used in two vaccine candidates undergoing clinical trials in the US. Photo: Handout

University of Texas in FBI probe over claims Chinese government tried to illegally obtain coronavirus research

  • Staff told in an email that it was notified of the investigation last week, and researchers would be contacted about alleged role of the Houston consulate
  • Work by some of its scientists has contributed to some promising Covid-19 vaccine candidates
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A team at the University of Texas designed a synthetic spike protein that has been used in two vaccine candidates undergoing clinical trials in the US. Photo: Handout
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