Monthly Archives: June 2020

WHO Chief: COVID Pandemic Accelerating, ‘Not Even Close to Being Over’

  The World Health Organization (WHO) director general says the coronavirus pandemic is “not even close to being over” and that the outbreak is accelerating globally. At his usual press briefing from Geneva Monday, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that Tuesday marks six months since the U.N. health agency was first informed of a cluster of

COVID-19 Spreading in US Too Fast to Control, CDC Expert Says

  The novel coronavirus is spreading too fast and across too many places in the United States to bring it under control, a top expert said Monday as some states set records for new cases every day. “We have way too much virus across the country for that right now, so it’s very discouraging,” Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for

The geopolitical threat may be catastrophic for the semiconductor industry; several European carriers proactively spoke out in support of Huawei

BEIJING, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The escalating geopolitical tension between China and the US is threatening the security of the global supply chain. As COVID-19 rages worldwide, the role of telecom networks has heightened. 36Kr was invited to the webinar held by Total Telecom on June 18. This webinar brought in top global telecom […]

Trump Tweets Video With ‘White Power’ Chant, Then Deletes it

Pence Blames Younger People for Increase in US Coronavirus Cases

WASHINGTON – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday mostly blamed young people for the sharp increase in recent days of the number of confirmed cases in the country, saying they are ignoring precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Pence, in an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation” show, said it is “inarguable”

US States Reporting Record Cases of COVID-19

    – The U.S. states of Arizona and Florida on Saturday reported single-day coronavirus infection records, highlighting the disease’s spread in several Southern and Western states. On Friday, the U.S. recorded its highest daily total of new cases for the third straight day. Coronavirus cases are also surging in the south-central U.S. state of