Contagion Coverage Hunter/CUNY/NYC News

Fear Spreads Faster Than the Virus

March 23, 2020, By Mindup Lama, Student Portfolio

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NEW YORK — Along with President Trump, some people label COVID-19 the “Chinese Virus” or the “Wuhan Virus” even though the World Health Organization has revealed that its origins are complex and still unknown. It has been stated by researchers that the coronavirus strain in NYC came from Europe. Labeling the global pandemic as Chinese has ignited racism. The results are violent attacks and xenophobia towards Asians. READ MORE.

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