Asian Americans face discrimination in the wake of the coronavirus

Asian Americans experiencing violence and hate after President Donald Trump made hurtful and misleading comments saying “China is to blame” and calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus.”

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Kansas State vs Oklahoma Recap: Wildcats upset #3 Sooners for 2nd straight season | CBS Sports HQ
  • Flags for US victims of Covid-19, Supreme Court seat at stake, focus on Pennsylvania
  • Coronavirus: Anti-lockdown protesters clash with police in London’s Trafalgar Square
  • Beijing Motor Show: First major trade show event since COVID-19
  • COVID-19: A third of tests in England cannot be processed by NHS app
  • In This Story: Donald Trump

    Donald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.

    5 Recent Items: Donald Trump

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  • Senator Chuck Schumer Responds to Trump’s Supreme Court Pick
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