U.S. health experts testified before a House coronavirus panel Friday. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, called out the need for a national strategy and warned the U.S. could soon face as many as 100-thousand infections a day. The U.S. leads the world with 4.5 million confirmed cases and more than 152,000 deaths. CGTN’s Nathan King reports.
And China marks a major milestone in its space effort with the Beidou navigation system. It’s China’s version of GPS and can be used for everything from personal navigation on smartphones to tracking planes and cargo ships. Chinese President Xi Jinping attended a ceremony Friday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to mark the achievement.
- Ray Wang is Principal Analyst and Founder, Constellation Research
- John Quelch is Dean of the University of Miami’s Herbert Business School
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On Friday, a ceremony marking the completion of the BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite System was held at the Great Hall of the People. Check out a brief history of China’s global navigation system decades in the making. pic.twitter.com/8qoQktej9I
— Global Times (@globaltimesnews) July 31, 2020
DEVELOPING: US Senate adjourned Thursday for a long weekend with no action on COVID-19 relief, all but ensuring that a $600 weekly federal unemployment benefit would expire Friday. https://t.co/vYDbHxCrZo
— NBC News (@NBCNews) July 31, 2020