Morning news brief: COVID-19 cases pass 2.5 million, US state sues China and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 22, 2020, 08:44 AM(IST)

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Global coronavirus cases pass 2.5 million; death toll rises to 177,415

Cases of infections of the deadly coronavirus surpassed 25 lacs worldwide on Wednesday as COVID-19 spreads across Europe, North America and South Asia. READ MORE

'I wish him well': Trump on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's ill reports

US President Donald Trump wished North Korea's Kim Jong Un "well" on Tuesday but stopped short of directly commenting on the reclusive leader's health amid reports he underwent surgery. READ MORE

No benefit, higher death rate for malaria drug in coronavirus study

The US government-funded analysis of how American military veterans fared on hydroxychloroquine was posted on a medical preprint site and has not yet been peer-reviewed. READ MORE


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