Physical Attacks on Asians Increased As Trump Pushed ‘Chinese Virus’ Language

Physical attacks on Asian people increased while Donald Trump called coronavirus the ‘Chinese Virus.’

“As the New York Times reported, researchers and advocacy groups have noticed an increase in media reports about physical and verbal assaults toward Asian Americans in recent weeks. Previously, Vox’s Dylan Scott reported that San Francisco researchers identified more than 1,000 instances of xenophobia directed at Chinese Americans between January 28 and February 24, the period just before the first US coronavirus death.” [READ MORE]