Reports have it that, a 37year old researcher and professor at the biology Department of the school of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh has been shot dead at his residence.

Bing Liu, the Chinese researcher who was studying the biological make-up of coronavirus has suffered gunshots in his torso, head and neck.

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According to his Department, “Bing was on the verge of making very significant findings towards understanding the cellular mechanisms that underlie SARS-CovV-2 infection and the cellular basis of the following complications”

The department however added that, they will do everything possible to continue and complete what he has started in an effort to pay homage to his scientific excellence.

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Investigation is underway to help establish the actual motive of the shooting.