Morning news brief: Trump calls WHO puppet of China, migrant workers die, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: May 19, 2020, 08.48 AM(IST)

US President Donald Trump Photograph:( Reuters )

Story highlights

President Donald Trump attacked the United Nations health body as a Chinese "puppet" on Monday and confirmed he is considering slashing or cancelling US support.

World Health Organisation a 'puppet of China', Trump says as he mulls slashing US funding. Read here

Trump

President Donald Trump attacked the United Nations health body as a Chinese "puppet" on Monday and confirmed he is considering slashing or cancelling US support.

Covid-19 worldwide cases near 4.9 million; death toll at 318,465. Read here

Corona

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 4.8 million, while the death toll has surpassed 318,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Maharashtra: 4 migrant workers killed, 15 injured as bus rams into truck. Read here

Truck

At least four migrant workers were killed while 15 other suffered injuries after a bus they were travelling in crashed into a truck in Yavatmal, Maharashtra early morning today.

 

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