lastminute newsMississippi, Missouri keep up with lawsuits against China for 'malicious' role in COVID-19 pandemic SonDakika-Haberleri.Net
Mississippi and Missouri sued China in April last year for 'malicious' role in the COVID-19 pandemic, two Republican states are still keeping up their efforts to hold China accountable for the spread of the virus.
COVID-19 has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans and sparked an economic downturn from which the US has still not recovered. Both States as well as Donald Trump administration was blaming China as a key actor in the pandemic, reported Fox News.
The virus is believed to have originated in Wuhan and the secretive communist government was accused of downplaying the virus and misleading the world in the early days of the pandemic -- leaving other countries, including the U.S., exposed and without time to prepare.
Legal experts have warned that the cases face long odds because foreign governments are generally granted immunity from domestic suits.