US Vice-President Mike Pence speaks with a worker at a Walmart distribution centre in Gordonsville, Virginia, on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Mike Pence tries to blame China and own US health agency for slow response to contagion

  • US vice-president renews the volley of recriminations between Washington and Beijing over responsibility for Covid-19’s spread
  • ‘In mid-January the CDC was still assessing that the risk of the coronavirus to the American people was low,’ he said
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US Vice-President Mike Pence speaks with a worker at a Walmart distribution centre in Gordonsville, Virginia, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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