"They are unbelievable people, and the spreading of the Virus".
"It's very important that we totally protect our Asian American community in the United States, and all around the world", Trump said at a White House press briefing Monday with his virus task force.
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump said Monday that the spread of the novel coronavirus in the USA is not the fault of Asian-Americans, a group that has been the target of a growing number of racist and xenophobic attacks related to the virus.
Trump emphasized his comments in a Twitter thread on Monday.
Washington Enacts Stay-at-Home Order, Social Bans Include Weddings and Funerals
News releases issued by the Health Department as well as Whatcom Unified Command COVID-19 are available on the new website. The proclamation states it's still safe for people to go outside as long as they remain at least six feet from each other.
Taro Aso, the gaffe-prone Japanese deputy prime minister, called the virus "Wuhan virus" at a press conference, referring to the central Chinese city where the illness was first reported late past year.
Trump explained the following day at a press conference that his choice of words was based on Beijing "putting out information that was false, [saying] that our military gave this [virus] to them".
China experts argue that labelling the virus this way will only increase tensions between the two countries and encourage xenophobia.
Last night American president Donald Trump spoke about the new circumstances U.S. and the rest of the world are facing.
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However, Microsoft said users will be prompted for confirmation before opening arbitrary programs from the Internet. This prevents the automatic display of OpenType fonts in Windows Explorer which could trigger the vulnerability.
"World Health Organization guidelines advise against the use of "Chinese" or "Wuhan" virus to describe COVID-19, but that hasn't stopped Trump or many of his Republican allies from using the term in an effort to assign blame to the Chinese government".
At the same time, Trump and his administration have angrily rejected attempts by some Chinese officials to blame the virus on the United States military.
"It's dismaying to witness state officials - including the president of the United States - adopting alternative names for the COVID-19 coronavirus", Achiume said in a statement released Monday.
Trump denied that the term creates stigma and told reporters at the time that the virus came from China and that he wanted to be accurate.
India's 1.3 billion people go into full lockdown from midnight (24)
Other states imposed partial or full lockdowns, with many closing borders, restricting movement and halting most public transport. The Central Government has announced a grant of ₹15,000 crores to the medical fraternity with regards to the pandemic .