Commuters wear face masks to protect themselves from new virus at the skytrain station in Bangkok, Thailand. Associated Press
Esper's comments come at a time when some US officials have blamed China for the coronavirus outbreak. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday Washington had evidence the disease emerged from a Chinese lab, which Beijing strongly denies.
They also talked about beating the COVID-19 pandemic, combating climate change and working together to hold those responsible for the coup in Myanmar, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.
The daily number of new coronavirus infections in France stayed above 20,000 on average for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, while hospitalisations reached an eight-week high of 27,041.
The head of the World Health Organization-led team in the central Chinese city of Wuhan probing the origins of COVID-19 said on Tuesday that cold chain transmission of the virus is a possibility and warrants further investigation.
The Geneva-based Office of the United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights has concluded that the bullets that killed Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh of Al-Jazeera on May 11
It is very sad to see army aspirants in India taking part in violent protests against new Agnipath scheme for recruitment in armed forces. They have vandalized government properties,
On December 27, 2020, there was a call between then-President Trump, Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, and Acting Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue.