Beijing rejects claims of Covid-19 vaccine theft as ‘smear’, as US-China blame-game continue

US and China continue blame-game over an attempted coronavirus vaccine theft, as tensions keep rising, as Washington is now accusing Chinese-hackers of stealing information from US laboratories and research institutions working on responses for Covid-19. “Accusations of industrial theft are not new, but this is rather new: the suggestion that the Chinese would be trying to access the medical secrets to find what the US is testing”, FRANCE 24’s chief foreign editor Robert Parson reports.