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UN chief warns China, U.S. to avoid new Cold War

Warning of a potential new Cold War, the head of the United Nations implored China and the United States to repair their 'completely dysfunctional' relationship before problems between the two large and deeply influential countries spill over even further into the rest of the planet.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres speaks during an interview, Wednesday Oct. 21, 2020, at UN headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)