The Government will give the scientists an extra £20million to help with their project, Mr Hancock said. Without one, the risk of spreading virus and potential causing another spike in infections is too great - and social distancing measures are expected to stay in place in one form or another until a vaccine is found.
Earlier, Missouri's Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a civil lawsuit in a USA federal court against the entire nation of China, virtually accusing it of letting the initially local Covid-19 outbreak go global. Senator Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence welcomed the lawsuit. Geng also said the lawsuit does not have positive effects on anti-virus measures in the USA and goes against worldwide cooperation.
Should the Supreme Court intervene and rule that Netanyahu can indeed be barred from heading a government because of the criminal proceedings against him, a new election would be called, under the unity deal. Last month's election, just like the campaigns last September and April, ended with no clear victor. Moreover, the deal states that both leaders "will act in full agreement with the USA, including on the issue of the maps , and in dialogue with the worldwide community".
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, whose state is moving toward a more limited reopening, tweeted Tuesday: "I worry that our friends and neighbors in Georgia are going too fast too soon". "We're now beginning to see glimmers that the worst of COVID-19 may soon be behind us", Abbott said. Trump also said he would prefer to work with states on the ease of restrictions and reopening.
In a statement on Tuesday, the RCMP said all of the victims were adults, except for one teenage girl. Later that day, the RCMP reported that Wortman was dead. He was chased by authorities which resulted in his death in a gas station on Sunday. In addition to the 23 killed, the suspect, Gabriel Wortman, also died.
Several governments have restricted some food exports to safeguard domestic supplies recently, and the United Nations has urged countries to avoid "beggar-thy-neighbor policies" seen during a global food price crisis a decade ago. The report recommended expanding monitoring systems to ensure early action in future to help the most vulnerable to access food. South Sudan had 61 percent of its population in a state of food crisis (or worse) in 2019.