USA Current Affairs - 2020

Trump rules out extension of TikTok deadline

U.S. President Donald Trump ruled out an extension of the deadline for TikTok to either change its ownership to an American company or shut it down completely. What is the TikTok controversy? A popular video-sharing app TikTok which became famous globally due to its ability to create viral sensational videos was developed and is owned Read More…

A Tiger tests positive of COVID-19 in the US: Zoos on high alert in the country

On April 6, 2020, the Central Zoo Authority of the United States asked all the zoos to stay on high alert after a tiger tested positive of COVID-19. This is the first time COVID-19 infections are reported on an animal. Highlights A four-year-old Malayan tiger in the Bronx Zoo of New York has tested positive Read More…

First COVID-19 vaccine trial begins in the United States

On March 16, 2020, the United States of America began the first human trial evaluating COVID-19 vaccine. The US National Institute of Health will enroll 45 healthy adult volunteers between age 18 and 55 for a period of 6 weeks in order to test the vaccine. Highlights A healthy volunteer from Seattle, Kaiser Permante of Read More…

Corona Virus: National Emergency in the USA

The President of United States of America Donald Trump has declared national emergency over the spread of corona virus. Also, the government has allocated 50 billion USD to fight against the disease. History This kind of emergency in the country is rare. Earlier, the same kind of emergency was declared by President Bill Clinton over Read More…

March 8: International Women’s Day

Every year, March 8th is marked as International Women’s Day. It was first proposed by the Socialist Party of America in 1909. However, it was pertained to New York City. The first International Women’s Day was marked first in 1909. Theme This year the International Women’s Day (ITW) is marked under the theme Theme: An Read More…