Coronavirus latest: China accuses US of telling lies over pandemic

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 3,595,662, according to the World Health Organization.

The worldwide death toll has hit 247,652.

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Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Thursday, May 7

5:20 p.m.  China accuses U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of telling one lie to cover up another in his continued criticism of Beijing over the coronavirus pandemic. The remarks were made by

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