Five plagues have come out from China in past 20 years, says US NSA Robert O'Brien; holds Beijing responsible for COVID-19 outbreak
As many as five plagues have come out of China in the last 20 years and at some point, it has to stop, US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has said, holding the country responsible for the origin of the coronavirus pandemic which has killed over 2,50,000 people globally.
As US-China tensions intensify over coronavirus outbreak, here's a quick reality check on some conspiracy theories
At a recent press conference, US president Donald Trump claimed to have proof that the novel coronavirus originated in a Wuhan lab, but refused to share the evidence
Bubonic plagues, Spanish Flu and now coronavirus outbreak, humans have always found it easy to blame others for pandemics
Mankind has always found it easy to blame someone or something for an epidemic like coronavirus, sometimes the scapegoat is an animal, a king, a community, a country, a race, or followers of a religion
Coronavirus Outbreak: After Donald Trump, now Nikki Haley says Chinese tally of 82,000 COVID-19 cases ‘not accurate'
Indian-American politician Nikki Haley has cast doubt on the accuracy of China's official coronavirus figures, terming them 'clearly not accurate', amidst reports that the CIA has advised the White House not to trust the data being provided by Beijing.
Donald Trump invokes emergency powers; signs relief plan which provides sick leave to workers with COVID-19, free virus tests
The Senate overwhelmingly passed a second coronavirus response bill, which Donald Trump signed Wednesday night. The vote was a lopsided 90-8 despite worries by many Republicans about a temporary new employer mandate to provide sick leave to workers who get COVID-19. The measure is also aimed at making tests for the virus-free.
'Not a racist remark': Donald Trump dubs coronavirus as 'Chinese virus' despite putting Asian Americans at risk of hate crimes
Asked why he keeps calling the coronavirus the 'Chinese virus' when scientists say the disease doesn't respect borders and is not caused by ethnicity, Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that he doesn't consider it a racist remark.
Though the risk of transmission at the moment, appears to be low, it cannot be ruled out completely.