Stop the coronavirus stigma now

@article{2020StopTC,
  title={Stop the coronavirus stigma now},
  author={},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2020},
  volume={580},
  pages={165}
}
  • Published 1 April 2020
  • Education
  • Nature
The pandemic is fuelling deplorable racism and discrimination, especially against Asian people. Education and research will also pay the price. The pandemic is fuelling deplorable racism and discrimination, especially against Asian people. Education and research will also pay the price. 
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