Zheng Zaosong admitted he stole vials containing cancer cells from the Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre lab. Photo illustration: Shutterstock Zheng Zaosong admitted he stole vials containing cancer cells from the Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre lab. Photo illustration: Shutterstock
Zheng Zaosong admitted he stole vials containing cancer cells from the Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre lab. Photo illustration: Shutterstock

Chinese researcher Zheng Zaosong to plead guilty in Harvard cancer-cell case

  • Zheng, who is accused of stealing 21 vials from a Boston hospital, will be permitted to return to China after admitting to a lesser charge, US prosecutors say
  • Customs agents reportedly found the items stashed in a sock in his luggage before a flight to Beijing

Topic |   US-China relations
Zheng Zaosong admitted he stole vials containing cancer cells from the Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre lab. Photo illustration: Shutterstock Zheng Zaosong admitted he stole vials containing cancer cells from the Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre lab. Photo illustration: Shutterstock
Zheng Zaosong admitted he stole vials containing cancer cells from the Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre lab. Photo illustration: Shutterstock
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