The coronavirus outbreak in China has taken the entire world by shock. The deadly virus, whose cure has not been found yet, is on a rampage. Hundreds of people in China are affected by this virus, and many have lost their lives too.
In a situation like this, where there is a health emergency around the world, the least one can do be humane. Chinese people around the world are being targeted and are receiving xenophobic insults.
Mia, Victim Of Xenophobic Comments
Rapper Jeezy’s girlfriend. Mai had revealed that she is attacked with hurtful jibes about the recent coronavirus outbreak in China. Most of these comments are racist and are spreading like wildfire online. She being joked about having the coronavirus.
“When Jeezy and I were in Fashion Week just recently and there were pictures posted, I saw in the comments on other blogs a couple of times of like, don’t catch that coronavirus Jeezy or she got that virus,” said Mai in an interview.
“Misinformation Coupled With Fear Leads To Xenophobia”
Mai is exceptionally dismayed at such remarks. A public personality like her is not being spared, let alone the Asian community, which is being attacked worldwide. The thing that hurts her si that there are people who are dying because of this deadly virus in China in huge numbers.
Moreover, There are hundreds who have been infected by this virus in there which originated from Wuhan City in China. But people rather than being sympathetic and empathetic are mean.
Although She explained what xenophobia is, and she is scared that the Asian community is at a high risk of xenophobia right now. She said, “We know that misinformation, coupled with fear, gives rise to xenophobia. Xenophobia is a deep-rooted fear against foreigners. So, we gotta do better and know, when it comes to yourself, educate yourself so that you don’t give life to fears.”