Morning news brief: Cyclone Amphan makes landfall, 46th G7 summit and more

WION Web Team NEW DELHI May 21, 2020, 08.36 AM(IST)

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At least 17 people killed as Cyclone Amphan tears into India, Bangladesh coasts

The cyclone packed winds of up to 185 km per hour (115 mph) when it hit late on Wednesday, forcing the closure of ports and airports in both countries. READ MORE

Trump expresses the possibility of hosting G7 meeting in-person despite pandemic

Trump, who is head of the G7 this year, said an in-person summit would be a symbol of the United States and other countries seeking to return to normal. READ MORE

US: COVID-19 vaccine produces antibodies in mice, guinea pigs

There are currently no approved treatments or vaccines for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, with governments, drugmakers and researchers working on around 100 vaccine programs. READ MORE