Russia Accused Of Having Stolen COVID Vax Formula

The Independent reports:

Russian spies stole the blueprint for the Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and used it to create their own Sputnik V jab, according to reports. UK security services have allegedly told ministers they now have solid proof an agent stole vital information from the pharmaceutical company, including the blueprint, according to The Sun.

The late security minister James Brokenshire last year said Britai  was “more than 95 per cent sure” Russian state-sponsored hackers had targeted the UK, US and Canada in attacks on drug companies. Home Office minister Damian Hinds on Monday refused to confirm the latest reports, but admitted cyber attacks were becoming more sophisticated.

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