US, China accuse each other of coronavirus fear-mongering
Tue, Mar 17, 2020 - 11:41 AM
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a phone call he initiated with top Chinese official Yang Jiechi, voiced anger that Beijing has used official channels "to shift blame for Covid-19 to the United States," the State Department said.
PHOTOS: AFP, REUTERS
[WASHINGTON] The United States and China on Monday each demanded that the other stop smearing its reputation over the novel coronavirus as Donald Trump referred to the pathogen as the "Chinese Virus."
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