US officials have suggested BGI Group’s equipment could be a means of spying by the Chinese government. Photo: AFP US officials have suggested BGI Group’s equipment could be a means of spying by the Chinese government. Photo: AFP
US officials have suggested BGI Group’s equipment could be a means of spying by the Chinese government. Photo: AFP

US government officials warned Nevada not to use Chinese Covid-19 tests

  • Homeland security department, citing state department guidance, signalled concerns over test kits offered to Nevada’s state task force, which declined them
  • United Arab Emirates had offered to donate US$20 million of kits, although Chinese firm BGI Group, which made them, denies knowledge of it

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US officials have suggested BGI Group’s equipment could be a means of spying by the Chinese government. Photo: AFP US officials have suggested BGI Group’s equipment could be a means of spying by the Chinese government. Photo: AFP
US officials have suggested BGI Group’s equipment could be a means of spying by the Chinese government. Photo: AFP
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