Morning News Brief: US accuses China, Russia, Pence's aide tests positive, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 09, 2020, 09:16 AM IST

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The US State Department has accused China and Russia of stepping up cooperation to spread false narratives over the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Mike Pence
US Vice-president Mike Pence’s press secretary has become the second White House staffer to test positive for coronavirus this week. Read more

Brazil said on Friday it had reached a new daily record for COVID-19 fatalities with 751 deaths. Read more

Citing the need for the broadest effort possible to fight the coronavirus pandemic, leaders of US congressional foreign affairs committees wrote to nearly 60 countries on Friday asking them to support Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization. Read more