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Fla. speaker calls for inquiry of Moffitt

Dec 20, 2019 - Tampa Bay Times

A probe would find if China benefits from federal money spent on state medical research.

Florida House Speaker José Oliva said Thursday that state Rep. Chris Sprowls will investigate ties between China and Tampa's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute following Wednesday's announcement that the center's CEO and others have been ousted.

"The news (stories) coming out of Moffitt Cancer Center are of great concern and compel further investigation," Oliva said in a statement...