A Chinese state-controlled newspaper has hit out at President Donald Trump’s administration for its mishandling of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, describing the disease as a “U.S. epidemic” and warning that the administration’s failure poses a threat to the rest of the world.
Global Times, owned by the People’s Daily newspaper which is the official publication of the Chinese Communist Party, said in an editorial published Friday that that the U.S. outbreak is “completely out of control.”
The U.S. recorded more than 55,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, a new record for the pandemic which began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in December. U.S. cases are skyrocketing amid a fractured national response, hamstrung by politicization of response measures plus a confused White House approach.
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WNU Editor: Covid-19 coronavirus cases continue to climb in the U.S. …. U.S. tops 130,000 deaths from COVID-19 after record surge in cases (Reuters).