I’m always researching Newspapers all over the World. And today in the following grabbed my attention-
Trump seeks S.Korea’s help for medical equipment to tackle coronavirus
- South Korea said it will send medical equipment to the United States to fight the coronavirus if it has any spare after an urgent request from U.S. President Donald Trump in which he promised to help Korean firms gain U.S. government approval.
- The news, which sent shares in South Korean manufacturers of test kits for the virus rocketing higher, highlights the diverging paths the two countries have taken since both discovered their first coronavirus cases on the same day.
- After a big early outbreak, South Korea rolled out widespread testing within days, swiftly launching an aggressive programme to isolate confirmed cases and trace their contacts.
- It won praise for slowing the spread of the disease with comparatively little disruption and just 125 deaths, and has brought the number of new infections per day to below 100 for the past 13 straight days.
U.S. lifts ban on Malaysian medical glove maker amid shortage
The United States has lifted a ban on a Malaysian medical glovemaker it had accused of using forced labour, a government statement showed, amid a surge in demand for personal protective equipment to fight the coronavirus crisis.
Well, reading brings out interesting things…