China–United States relations

Missouri becomes the first U.S. state to file a lawsuit against the Chinese government over the coronavirus pandemic, claiming the government is responsible for the virus's negative impact on the state's economy and that the nation is "hoarding" masks. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman says his country is "not under the jurisdiction of U.S. courts"; that "abuse of litigation" does not help the "epidemic response at home in the United States and also runs counter to international cooperation".

Sources:  Reuters