Morning news brief: US states asked to be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccine, US sanctions ICC prosecutor & more

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Sep 03, 2020, 08:24 AM IST

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Coronavirus vaccine

US President Donald Trump had promised to bring in the vaccine before the US elections which takes place on November 3.

ICC santions

US sanctions were also initiated against Phakiso Mochochoko, director of the ICC's Jurisdiction, Complementary and Cooperation Division.


US President Donald Trump has taken a tough stance against China in the run-up to US Presidential Elections 2020 slated to be held in November.


Johnson said in the Instagram post that he and his spouse, Lauren and their daughters, Jasmine, 4, and Tiana, 2, caught the virus about 2-1/2 weeks ago.