Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Corona Virus and Racism/Orientalism Against China

The coronavirus exposes the history of racism and “cleanliness”
While the epidemic may be new, xenophobia has been intertwined with public health discourse for a very long time.
By Nylah Burton
Feb 7, 2020

Chinese in UK report 'shocking' levels of racism after coronavirus outbreak
Asian community faces verbal and physical abuse in aftermath of first recorded cases of virus in Britain
Lucy Campbell 
The Guardian - Mon 10 Feb 2020

The new coronavirus is not an excuse to be racist  This is the latest disease outbreak to become racialized 
By Eleanor Cummins 
Feb 4, 2020 

‘No Chinese allowed’: Racism and fear are now spreading along with the coronavirus 
‘This week, my ethnicity has made me feel like I was part of a threatening and diseased mass’
Feb 3, 2020

Fear of coronavirus fuels racist sentiment targeting Asians
By Suhauna HussainStaff
Feb. 3, 2020

Coronavirus: France faces 'epidemic' of anti-Asian racism Comments
By Vincent Coste  & Sandrine Amiel

On Social Media, Racist Responses To Coronavirus Can Have Their Own Contagion
February 2, 2020
Maria Godoy at NPR

An Outbreak of Racist Sentiment as Coronavirus Reaches Australia
A newspaper front page called it a “Chinese virus.” Fake posts have warned people to avoid Chinese products. As the outbreak spreads, some worry about xenophobia.
By Isabella Kwai    
Jan. 31, 2020

Chinese Canadians denounce rising xenophobia tied to coronavirus 
Chinese Canadians say they are already facing a repeat of the racism they experienced during the SARS outbreak.
by Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
3 Feb 2020

The coronavirus reawakens old racist tropes against Chinese people
By John Pomfret 
Feb. 5, 2020

Anti-Chinese racism spikes as virus spreads globally 
Australia under fire for plans to house Wuhan evacuees in Christmas Island detention centre
By Nicola Smith, Asia correspondent and Giovanni Torre
1 February 2020