Black people almost twice as likely to die from COVID-19 in UK

Xinhua News Agency | Oct 1, 2020 at 9:19 PM

An independent study commissioned by London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has revealed that across the United Kingdom (UK), black people are 1.9 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than white people, the city government said Thursday in a press statement.

House Oversight expands probe of pandemic ad blitz

Politico (USA) | Oct 1, 2020 at 7:45 PM

A House oversight panel is expanding its probe of the Trump administration’s $300 million ad campaign to boost confidence in its pandemic response, citing POLITICO reports in questioning if contracts are being steered to people with ties to a senior administration official.