Fact-checked by: Agência Lupa

2020/05/27 | Brazil

FALSE: Bing Liu, a researcher who was about to discover a vaccine for COVID-19, was murdered in the US.

Explanation: Although a researcher named Bing Liu was killed in the US on May, he was not about to discover a vaccine for COVID-19. Instead, he was a computer scientist who was working with biologists on a research "towards understanding the cellular mechanisms of COVID-19 infection", according to the BBC. Authorities in the US claim that there's "zero evidence" the crime had anything to do with the research.

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