Numerous countries have introduced quarantine measures to curb the outbreak of the virus, closing their borders and urging citizens to stay at home. The number of infected, however, is still growing, as well as the death toll.
As of today, each infected is likely to infect only 0.7 other people, down from 2.5 before the introduction of social distancing measures.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Washington's aggressive plans to claim the right to exploit space resources hinder global cooperation, Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos Deputy CEO for International Cooperation Sergei Savelyev said on Tuesday.
On Monday, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers inked an executive order to postpone Tuesday's presidential primary election in the state until 9 June due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. As of Monday night, Wisconsin has reported about 2,500 confirmed coronavirus cases with at least 77 fatalities.
New Delhi (sputnik): Despite several attempts to resolve niggling trade issues, the US and India are yet to sort out their differences mainly over tariffs on goods and services. The threat of retaliation on Monday by US President Donald Trump is another attempt to highlight the differences over trade relations between the two strategic partners.
At the same time, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has confirmed that herd immunity is not the goal.
Chinese arms exporter Norinco has announced the first export shipment of China's third-generation HJ-12 anti-tank missile system (ATCM). The corporation does not disclose any further details about the deal, including the name of the buyer, the number of goods purchased and its value.
Former US National Security Advisor John Bolton has repeatedly blamed China for 'lying' about the novel coronavirus outbreak, and has cast doubt on the country's economic recovery and statistics on the pandemic.