Morning News Brief: US on India-China clash, New COVID-19 drug and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jun 17, 2020, 08:24 AM(IST)

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Both sides have expressed desire to de-escalate: US on India-China clash

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After the border clash between India and China, the US State Department said that both sides have "expressed desire to de-escalate and we support a peaceful resolution of the current situation."

 

Coronavirus pandemic has killed more Americans than World War I

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The coronavirus pandemic has killed more Americans than in World War I. The country reported 740 new deaths on Tuesday, as per tally by Johns Hopkins University. 

After breakthrough, UK to begin administering dexamethasone to COVID-19 patients

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For patients on ventilators, the treatment was shown to reduce mortality by about one third, and for patients requiring only oxygen, mortality was cut by about one fifth

Bejing shuts schools again after coronavirus flares in city

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The new cases have raised fears of a second wave of infections as China had largely brought its domestic outbreak under control.

Bayern Munich win eighth successive Bundesliga title; celebrations toned down due to COVID-19

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Bayern Munich has won its eighth successive Bundesliga title after winning against Werder Bremen. The winning goal was scored by Robert Lewandowski. 

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