- Asked about claim that US could opt to default on debt to China, Trump says he could put on tariffs
- Trump and head of US intelligence suggest Wuhan lab warrants investigation, while Chinese state newspaper asks US to explain bird flu experiment
The finger-pointing between Beijing and Washington over the coronavirus has escalated further, including on economic and intelligence fronts, as the pandemic continues to ravage the US.
A Chinese state-run newspaper has demanded the US government disclose information about several virus experiments and its initial response to the coronavirus, while US President Donald Trump threatened to take harsh action against China.
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