Morning News Brief: CDC director on COVID-19 in US, Mexico earthquake and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jun 24, 2020, 08:19 AM(IST)

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'Coronavirus pandemic has brought the United States on its knees': CDC director

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Redfield made these statements as some US states are witnessing a spike in coronavirus cases and as per the health officials it is not because of increased testing. 

7.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Mexico; 5 dead

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The country experienced aftershocks several hours after the quake, reports said, but there was no large scale damage reported.

Latin America and Caribbean pass 100,000 coronavirus deaths: Report

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The pandemic is accelerating across the region, which now has a total of 2.1 million cases, with Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Chile the most affected countries.

Brazil's central bank suspends WhatsApp's new payments system

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WhatsApp has over 120 million users in Brazil, its second-largest market after India, where it has also struggled to roll out a payments system.

'Bubba Wallace was not the target of a hate crime as per FBI investigation': NASCAR

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NASCAR said Sunday night that a noose was found in the garage stall of black driver Bubba Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama, and they have launched a probe of the "heinous" act.

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