Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his briefing on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AP Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his briefing on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AP
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his briefing on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Mike Pompeo calls on China to share early virus samples, accuses Beijing of destroying some

  • US secretary of state reiterates allegation that China tried to cover up coronavirus spread, says samples are needed to understand evolution
  • Briefing also addresses arrests of Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders and South China Sea incident

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his briefing on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AP Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his briefing on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AP
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his briefing on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AP
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