U.S. Congress asks for intelligence briefing on fired Winnipeg scientists

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Open this photo in gallery: The National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 17, 2021, where Xiangguo Qiu and Keding Cheng are alleged to have worked on behalf of China.Shannon VanRaes/The Globe and Mail A U.S. congressional committee has summoned the country’s Director of National Intelligence for a briefing on the firing of two Canadian scientists from Ottawa’s high-security infectious-disease laboratory in Winnipeg. The House of Representatives committee on energy and commerce, which is investigating the origins of COVID-19, want to know about the activities of Xiangguo Qiu and her husband, Keding Cheng, at the National Microbiology Laboratory. Dr....