US President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic is “China’s fault”. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic is “China’s fault”. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic is “China’s fault”. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Beijing holds fire on Donald Trump’s threat ‘to make China pay’

  • Chinese officials and state media muted on US president’s accusations of blame for the pandemic
  • Rhetoric unlikely to lead down path of military confrontation, analysts say

Topic |   US-China relations
US President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic is “China’s fault”. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic is “China’s fault”. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic is “China’s fault”. Photo: Reuters
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