Morning News Brief: US coronavirus cases, the New York Times pay homage to deceased, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 24, 2020, 09.14 AM(IST)

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The New York Times pays homage by filling entire front page with names of coronavirus victims

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The newspaper will name 1,000 deaths, that is equal to 1 per cent of total casualties in the United States. READ MORE

US records 1,127 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

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The global number of novel coronavirus cases has passed 5.25 million with more than 339,000 deaths, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT Saturday. READ MORE

North Korea discusses new policies for increasing 'nuclear war deterrence': Report

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Discussions at the Central Military Commission meeting also centred on "putting the strategic armed forces on a high alert operation" in line with the "building and development of the armed force READ MORE

Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has 50% chance of success, says project leader

The University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has only a 50% chance of success, said Adrian Hill, director of Oxford's Jenner Institute, which has teamed up with drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc to develop the vaccine. READ MORE

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