The Panic Over Chinese People Doesn’t Come From Coronavirus
Why the fear is outpacing the danger.
“There’s a long history of thinking of Asians as disease carriers ... "
, an associate professor of history and Asian American studies, explains the origins of the xenophobia underlying the Coronavirus panic to
for writing this very important story. One very real consequence of the current coronavirus outbreak? Racism against Asians.
Goes way back to the 1800s.
“There’s a long history of thinking of Asians as disease carriers that’s at least 200 years old,”