The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt was hit by a coronavirus outbreak in March. Photo: US Navy via AP

China-US close encounters ‘raise conflict risk in South China Sea’

  • Warships from both countries came within 100m of each other in April, Chinese military insider says
  • Washington and Beijing need to find a way to stop such incidents escalating and going out of control, maritime analyst says
Topic |   South China Sea
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt was hit by a coronavirus outbreak in March. Photo: US Navy via AP
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