"It is very important that we totally protect our Asian American community in the United States, and all around the world", Trump tweeted. That the Virus is spreading more, was not at all their fault. I wish they would have told us three months sooner.
As coronavirus tensions continue around the world and certain world leaders fail to represent their countries appropriately in the wake of the crisis, it's high time to remind everyone that good practices like physical distancing and hand washing do not go hand-in-hand with blatant anti-Asian rhetoric.
"The American people should hold our leaders accountable, and their representatives in Congress should hold China accountable for its part in this pandemic", Moulton said in a statement.
Twitter/@washingtonpost U.S. President Donald Trump even the word "Corona" from his script and replaced it with "Chinese".
Trump said it was likely "100 percent wrong" during a press briefing on Sunday.
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The new numbers on Tuesday increased Italy's totals to 63,927 cases and 6,077 deaths - almost doubling China's total of 3,283. Widespread testing could mean a lower death rate because most COVID-19 cases - about 80% - are considered mild.
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Quebec public health director Horacio Arruda said Quebecers must stay home. "We must get ahead of this and we will", said Ford. The cost to the government will be steep though - an estimated $162 million for the 45-day project, but it could go higher.
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Canada relies on the USA for 75% of its exports and about 18% of American exports go to Canada, The Associated Press reported. Freeland says she spoke to Quebec Justice Minister Sonia LeBel, as well as all provincial premiers, about the issue.
"Reuters adds: "....as cases exploded, the Trump administration in February chastised China for censoring information about the outbreak and keeping us experts from entering the country to help".
Referring to the surge in numbers of coronavirus cases in the U.S., the spokesperson questioned what the administration did in 50 days to contain the virus.
Many felt that Donnie fueled those feelings when he referred to the coronavirus as the "Chinese virus, quot; multiple times". Days later, researchers identified the virus as COVID-19. Finally, the Asia accounts for the table-American population is approximately six per cent of the total population of the United States. "It comes from China". It comes from China.
The president's now-constant use of Chinese virus is the latest example of a conservative phenomenon you might call the racism rope-a-dope (with apologies to the late boxer Muhammad Ali, who coined the latter half of the term to describe his strategy of luring an opponent into wearing himself out). So, I just want to make that point, because they're blaming China.
Worldwide cases of the virus exceeded 410,000 on Tuesday, March 24, with more than 18,500 dying after contracting the virus.