Morning news brief: Trump finally wears mask, COVID-19 cases reach 12.3 million and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jul 12, 2020, 08:48 AM IST


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Trump visited Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, a military medical facility outside Washington. The purpose of the visit was to meet with wounded soldiers and frontline health-care workers. 

The Global Times has reported that German researcher Adrian Zenz and a think tank -- Australian Strategic Policy Institute -- will be sued for spreading 'disinformation about China'.

The write-up was published on the same day when Donald Trump took to twitter to call Stone's sentence a result of a 'witch hunt'.

The death toll increased by 5,286 in the past 24 hours, taking the global tally of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus to 556,335, the WHO said.