In other news, Dr. Anthony Fauci testified in front of the Senate today where he said reopening too quickly and too widely could lead to “needless suffering and death.”
Meanwhile, at least 20,000 of the Britain's coronavirus deaths occurred in long-term care homes according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). That's just staggering.
Finally, Chinese state media says trade officials in China's ruling party are reportedly pushing for a withdrawal from Trump's "biggest and greatest deal" because he keeps blaming China for the pandemic and accusing them of conspiracy.
The Trump administration asserted there was evidence the new coronavirus came from a Wuhan laboratory, an allegation that China has rejected. On Monday, a new source of tension opened up, with reports that the administration is planning to issue a warning that computer hackers tied to the Chinese government are attempting to steal information from U.S. researchers.
U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
The Global Times said malicious attacks by the United States have ignited a “tsunami of anger” among Chinese trade insiders after China made compromises in the Phase 1 pact.
I'm skeptical that they'll back out of it, but we know there won't be a "phase two" under the Trump regime. There wasn't going to be another phase even before the outbreak of a global pandemic, but Trump has guaranteed there won't be.