US 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic
As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months that could have been used to bolster the federal stockpile of critically needed medical supplies and equipment.
No moral responsibility involved in America’s dealings with Iran: Writer
There have never been “any moral responsibility involved” in America’s dealings with Iran, an American writer and former professor has said.
US method of sourcing protective gear baffling world amid coronavirus crisis
The Trump administration’s method of sourcing protective equipment to tackle the coronovirus pandemic has baffled the world, with France and Germany leveling the harshest criticism at Washington.
‘Trump denigrating science’ as virus wreaks mayhem in US: Analyst
President Donald Trump is to blame for the US' failure to tackle the new coronavirus pandemic at its onset because he not only has no belief in science but denigrates it, an American academic says.
Researchers warn COVID-19 lockdown will cause thousands of deaths in US
Public health specialists in the US are warning that mass shutdowns of businesses and schools over the coronavirus outbreak will lead to thousands of deaths and suicides that are unrelated to the disease itself.
Trump's demands of Iran show moral bankruptcy of US under him
Donald Trump’s demand that Iran grovel before him and plead for aid shows the moral bankruptcy of the United States under his leadership, says Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in international affairs.
US using wild west methods to divert German medical orders
Berlin’s top security official:
Berlin’s top security official has accused Washington of using “wild west methods” to divert and obtain a delivery of face masks originally destined for the German capital.
US medical sanctions on Iran amid coronavirus pandemic threat to world health: Envoy
Medical sanctions by the United States government against the Islamic Republic amount to an "unprecedented threat" to global public health, says a senior Iranian diplomat, urging the international community to react in earnest to Washington's restrictions amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
US has no moral duty to ease Iran sanctions amid coronavirus pandemic
President Donald Trump has said the US no “moral responsibility” to halt Iran sanctions if Tehran does not ask for it to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.