COVID-19 tragedy in Donald Trump’s USA

This 1 June 2020 video is called Asian-Americans, harassed over coronavirus, push back on streets and social media.

A 19 May 2020 video from the USA, censored by YouTube, used to say about itself:

How to Combat Anti-Asian Racism During COVID-19 | NowThis

In US news and current events today, reports of anti-Asian harassment and hate crimes have spiked amid COVID-19 — here’s how Carmelyn P. Malalis, the leader of the New York City Commission on Human Rights is fighting back

Carmelyn Malalis, the leader of New York City’s Commission on Human Rights is fighting back against anti-Asian discrimination. Reports of anti-Asian harassment and hate crimes have spiked around the world amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The STOP AAPI HATE reporting center found 1,500 incidents of discrimination between March 19, 2020 and April 15, 2020 against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across the U.S.

TRUMP CLAIMS HE TAKES HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE, FOX NEWS HOST WARNS ‘IT COULD KILL YOU’ President Donald Trump said he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug he’s been touting as a potential coronavirus cure, for a couple of weeks. Not only is there is no known evidence that the drug works against COVID-19, but it has potentially serious side effects, including the possibility that it may alter heartbeat in a way that could lead to sudden death. Fox News host Neil Cavuto warned viewers that the drug could “kill you,” referencing research studies that concluded the drug shows no real benefit for treating the coronavirus and may be harmful. [HuffPost]

PELOSI CONCERNED ‘MORBIDLY OBESE’ TRUMP TAKING UNPROVEN DRUG House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she was concerned after Trump claimed he’s been taking an unproven anti-malaria drug for weeks in the hopes of preventing COVID-19. “He’s our president, and I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists,” Pelosi told CNN’s Anderson Cooper, adding: “Especially in his age group, and in his, shall we say, weight group, that is morbidly obese, they say.” [HuffPost]

LAWMAKERS CALL OUT HIGHER RISK TO PEOPLE OF COLOR AS STATES REOPEN Democratic Reps. Karen Bass (Calif.) and Ruben Gallego (Ariz.) are joining activists and journalists of color drawing attention to how states reopening businesses too soon amid the coronavirus pandemic are likely placing workers of color at disproportionate risk. During a virtual town hall on the need for more federal funding during the coronavirus crisis, Bass noted the disproportionately high death rates from COVID-19 among Black and Latinx people. [HuffPost]

A ‘cuckoo’ graph with no sense of time or place shows how Georgia bungled coronavirus data as it reopens: here.

My wealthiest customers are begging for plastic surgery in quarantine.

1 thought on “COVID-19 tragedy in Donald Trump’s USA

  1. The Strange Origins Of Trump’s Hydroxychloroquine Obsession

    President Donald Trump’s obsession with the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the coronavirus may have started in part because of a self-described philosopher in China who is a fan of white nationalists, tweets anti-Semitic rhetoric and calls chloroquine “a Nazi drug that is here to teach a lesson to leftists about bias.”


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