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When he was 9 years old, Salk was inoculated by the polio vaccine developed by his father, Dr. Jonas Salk. Today, he is an optimistic about a COVID-19 vaccine but offers a warning.
The race to defeat the coronavirus is generating competition among nations and multinational companies. The main competition appears to be between the United States and China.
For the director of the National Security Agency, Gen. Paul Nakasone, it means relentlessly tracking adversaries in cyberspace and increasingly taking action against them.
CIA Director Gina Haspel wants more undercover officers overseas. But in an age of universal surveillance, instant online searches and social media profiles, staying below the radar is a challenge.
The latest punitive measures are aimed at ships and shipping companies from several countries that are sending oil and other products to North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions.