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Pompeo blasts China over coronavirus 'disinformation'

Secretary of state criticizes efforts to sow 'confusion' over virus origin

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "disinformation campaigns" marred global efforts to find a solution to the coronavirus crisis.     © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday accused China of spreading disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic and urged transparent sharing of crucial data on case numbers and mortality rates.

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