Top Chinese Virologist Evicted From His Own Lab

A top Chinese virologist has been protesting outside his lab after authorities reportedly shut down his facility and barred him from entering. Zhang Yongzhen is the first scientist in China to publish a genomic sequence of the COVID-19 virus. In January 2020, Mr. Zhang published his research on the COVID-19 virus without permission from authorities. Since then, he has encountered a round of repercussions.


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