The National Full Live Episode for May 23

Published on May 24, 2020 by

On Saturday’s episode of Global National, as some stores prepare to reopen their doors they’ll have to sift through additional expenses that could impact consumers. Morganne Campbell reports.

A potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Chinese company CanSino Biologics Inc. is showing promising signs ahead of human clinical trials starting soon in Canada. Abigail Bimman explains.

Plus, David Mulroney, Canada’s former ambassador to China, says China is angry at Canada because of resistance to the Meng Wanzhou case. Mercedes Stephenson reports.

Canada’s campaign for a United Nations Security Council seat has moved online, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes virtual meetings with key voting blocs. David Akin looks at Canada’s chances against Norway and Ireland ahead of the June 21 vote.

South of the border, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that the U.S. could see a surge in COVID-19 cases due to asymptomatic carriers. As Jennifer Johnson explains, the report comes as many fear the number of cases will grow due to Memorial Day long weekend celebrations.

Following the disturbing increase in racist incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new social media campaign is being launched aimed at ending the hate. John Hua reports.

In the U.K., A new survey suggests people there believe a post-pandemic U.K. will look kinder and more united than it did just months ago, when Brexit had the country deeply divided. Crystal Goomansingh explains.

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