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“Chinese Virus” And Trump’s Crisis Mismanagement

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"Chinese Virus" And Trump's Crisis Mismanagement

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The accusations between China and US of where specifically COVID-19 began continue.

On March 22nd, Lijian Zhao, spokesperson and deputy director general at the Information Department of the Chinese Foreign Ministry foreign ministry tweeted the following:

https://twitter.com/zlj517/status/1241723635964039168?s=20

Alleging that COVID-19 cases may have been present around September 2019, but the US had no testing ability to detect any of it.

Furthermore, the US appeared to have eliminated a key US public health position in Beijing, months before the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The American disease expert, a medical epidemiologist embedded in China’s disease control agency, left her post in July, according to four sources with knowledge of the issue. The first cases of the new coronavirus may have emerged as early as November, and as cases exploded, the Trump administration in February chastised China for censoring information about the outbreak and keeping U.S. experts from entering the country to help,” Reuters reported.

On February 25th, the first day the CDC told the American public to prepare for an outbreak at home, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused China of mishandling the epidemic through its “censorship” of medical professionals and media.

Relations between the two countries have deteriorated since then, as Trump has labeled the coronavirus the “Chinese virus” – a description the Chinese have condemned as stigmatizing.

In response, the Chinese government announced that Americans from three U.S. news organizations, The New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal, would be expelled from China.

On March 20th, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, once again, accused China, alongside Russia and Iran of spreading disinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic.

“There are coordinated efforts to disparage what America is doing and our activity to do all the things President Trump has set into motion,” the secretary said.

“It is pretty diffused, unfortunately. But we have certainly seen it come from places like China, and Russia and Iran,” he said.

Pompeo also noted that there is false information being spread about the U.S. government instituting lockdowns.

“I want to talk about the disinformation that people are seeing on Twitter and around the world, some of it coming from governments and other individuals,” Pompeo said at the start of the briefing. “I just urge everyone as they are seeing information that at one time suggested that this virus somehow emanated from the U.S. army, this information about lockdowns that are taking place.”

To address the disinformation threat, Pompeo said the U.S. is doing “lots of things” to fight back.

“We want to make sure the American people go to trusted sources for their information. But we’ve made clear — we’ve spoken to these countries directly that they need to knock it off, we don’t approve of it. And then there are a handful of other things we are engaged in to make sure the right information is out there,” Pompeo said.

Meanwhile, US CDC Director Robert Redfield said that patients who had seemingly died from influenza tested positive for COVID-19.

The information war is on-going, with US officials and media attempting to heavily discredit China, which is attempting to investigate how the crisis specifically transpired.

China is, meanwhile, sending medical equipment to many countries afflicted by COVID-19, as well as experts in an attempt to curb the spread worldwide.

The US is currently struggling with carrying out any sort of uniform response to the situation, and is proving incapable of protecting its own people, let alone cooperating or assisting its allies.

In addition, Trump and Co.’s attempts to call the COVID-19 “Chinese virus” appear to be causing adverse effects in the US itself.

“But Trump’s repeated insistence on calling coronavirus the “Chinese virus” is more than just xenophobic; it causes harm both to Asian Americans and to the White House’s response to this life-threatening pandemic,” Ted Lieu, a US Senator said in his opinion piece published in the Washington Post.

Trump’s leadership, and that perpetuated by his aides shows a heavy mismanagement of the situation.

“Trump’s rhetoric adds fuel to the growing fire of hatred being misdirected at Asian Americans. The fact that he is the president of the United States, who is responsible for the well-being of all Americans, only makes his rhetoric even more disturbing. The leaders of both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have warned that we should not use terms such as “Chinese virus.” The novel coronavirus already has an official name, SARS-CoV-2, and an unofficial name, covid-19. Injecting an ethnic qualifier to the virus is unnecessary and can stigmatize Asian Americans.”

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  • Zionism = EVIL

    The racist arrogant and ignorant Americunt arseholes have made an eternal enemy of China and Iran with this murderous biological warfare evil. Americunts will pay dearly.

    • occupybacon

      China has hundreds of military laboratories on whiche they were preparing viruses in case of war with USSR, since 60’s. USSR had lots of nukes by then and the Chinese had to compensate somehow.

      • JIMI JAMES

        China and cccp ww2 allies,both communists,you are fullovit,try the uk m16 inventors!

        • occupybacon

          Just because they were communist doesn’t mean they were allied, they were archenemies even before communism

          • Silvia Mocanu

            That is very correct. One saying that Russia abides by in relationship with China is : ” keep your friends close and enemies closer”

        • d’Artagnan

          This is looking definitely like a US bio-warfare attack targeting China and Iran that went awry like most US evil ventures and wars. Now US will pay the highest price as it is totally unprepared and lacks universal health care.

      • d’Artagnan

        IRANIAN ARMED FORCES THANK CHINA FOR SUPPORT

        In a message to Chief of the Joint Staff Department of the Central
        Military Commission Li Zuocheng, the top Iranian commander lauded
        China for helping Iran to contain the coronavirus epidemic.

        The outbreak of the US created COVID-19 has put humanity in a serious dilemma to test the commitment of the nations and governments to the moral principles and
        altruism and the degree they would present their civilizations and
        cultures, Major General Baqeri said.

        “Under such circumstances,the humanitarian moves exhibited by China, while it was struggling with the outbreak of this dangerous disease itself, have drawn the admiration
        of everyone, and gratitude of Iranian people” the top Iranian general noted.

        “On behalf of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, I express gratitude to the
        Chinese people, government and Armed Forces for their goodwill,benevolence and health and medical aids for controlling and countering the coronavirus,” the senior Iranian commander told his Chinese counterpart.

        Major General Baqeri finally emphasized that the fight against COVID-19 requires global solidarity and determination,efforts, responsibility and international cooperation.

        China has so far dispatched several consignments of medical supplies to Iran for help in the battle with coronavirus.

        Last week, China called on the US to remove the inhuman illegal sanctions against Iran,
        saying that the embargoes will hamper the country’s response to thecoronavirus outbreak.

        Chinese President Xi Jinping has also sent a message of sympathy to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani assuring full support.

        • occupybacon

          Iran never said that coronavirus was made in USA, Chinese government also rushed to clarify that’s not the official position of China. But ok, work for them for free, let them keep their money :)

    • JIMI JAMES

      Their phaedo reserve will pay allright,once trump is re elected expect mass arrests+confiscation,bring back the gold standard,destroy the deep state,no more lies!

  • Redadmiral

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/293f184fd5c80217b32fed23b8938bf7c67e3e08e75298af5d3a1338c05024cc.png

    Posted the below 12 days ago on SF, it had been identified 5/6 days earlier in Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong somehow or another it has only started to be discussed about in the last 2/3 days. MSM really knows how to suppress Information, however, it eventually gets out into the public domain

  • Jimmy Jim

    WHAT BOUT JEW VIRUS? GAS IS THE ANSWER BLOWING IN THE WIND!

    • Assad must stay

      Hahahaha!!!!

    • Jake321

      If the Jews were as powerful and diabolical as you claim, you and yours would be long dead. So your very existence proves you are wrong. In a way, too bad. Maybe the Russian virus will now do the job. Go lick some public door knobs, Adolf.

  • Godfree Roberts

    Here’s what really happened (via Thomas Hon Wing Polin):

    1. According to Japanese and Taiwanese TV and Chinese social media, it is now virtually certain that COVID-19 was brought to Wuhan by American troops taking part in the city’s World Military Games last Oct. 18-27.

    2. The 300-strong US contingent stayed 300 meters from the Huanan Seafood Market where China’s outbreak began (see map below) at the Wuhan Oriental Hotel.

    3. Five of the US troops developed a fever on Oct. 25, were taken to an infectious-diseases hospital for treatment and diagnosed with what we now call Covid-19.

    4. 42 employees of the Oriental Hotel were diagnosed with COVID-19, becoming the first cluster in Wuhan.

    5. At the time only 7 people from the market had been thus diagnosed (and treated before the hotel staff).

    6. All 7 had contact with the 42 from the hotel. From this source, the virus spread to the rest of China.

    7. The American Military Games team trained at a location near Fort Detrick, the military’s viral lab closed down by the CDC in July for various deficiencies.

    8. The big question now is whether the transmission was planned, or accidental.

    9. A few days ago, Mike Pompeo phoned Yang Jiechi, Chinese State Councillor for Foreign Affairs. Pompeo’s counterpart is actually Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Yang is Wang’s boss, so Pompeo wanted to talk about something urgent and important.

    10. Pompeo wanted the Chinese not to publicize what they had found.

    11. Yang’s reply: “We await your solemn explanation, especially about Patient Zero.”

    China’s leaders have long suspected US military involvement in the Wuhan outbreak but were determined to stop the disease before pursuing the Americans for an honest accounting.

    https://i.imgur.com/Y0erq1T.png

    • Ronald

      Is that via Counter Punch.

    • Jake321

      Hey, dodo, April First is still a few weeks away!

    • Lazy Gamer

      Both China and America are in it together. I think they are both so far ahead in bio weapons research that they dont want any scrutiny. Both their scientists are saying it was natural selection that can teach all species of birds or cats, or any other species to develop projectile weapons. BS.

  • JIMI JAMES

    What are these packa feminists trying to say open up borders george soros style?libtards are soo fkd!

    • Peter Jennings

      Morons are easy to manipulate and even give their time for free. They are despised by their leadership who push them around like cattle. Their kids will grow up into angry emoji’s who will also despise them.
      If people want to march in the streets for their indoctrinated beliefs, they should at least get their facts right.

  • peter mcloughlin

    Irresponsible rhetoric, scapegoating and political opportunism are dangerous. Much of the world is sunk in bloodthirsty war, and now we add pestilence on our destined path to the Apocalypse.
    https://www.ghostsofhistory.wordpress.com/

  • Infotip for non-Americans; the ones screaming loudest about “racism” here are also the ones who were the strongest supporters for “regime change” in Syria.

    i.e. left-liberal types such as those in the first pic on the page.

  • verner

    godfree roberts is right of course except he leaves out the jews in palestine and rest assured they are as much as the dysfunctional states of A implicated in the planting of the virus in certain locations, like wuhan, like bergamo and best of all tehran and so on in the knowledge that each state will have to assume the cost the pandemic caused in each separate country so, the spreading of the virus by the dysfunctional states of A and israel is risk free from all aspects and the jews hope it should be sufficient to cause a change of government in Iran – they are wrong of course and the jews situation is much mre precarious today than it was say some 5 months ago, in fact so precarious that they are soon to be evicted head first from palestine.

    • Jake321

      Nahhhhhhhhh…everyone knows this is a Russian created bio-weapons virus accidentally released from the main Chinese bio-weapons lab in Wuhan in a usual Russian techno fuckup while they were working there. Try to keep up.

  • Jake321

    It is NOT a Chinese virus. It is a Russian bio-weapons created virus that only was accidentally released from that main Chinese bio-weapons lab right there in Wuhan. Oh, it was a typical Russian techno fuckup by the Russian scientists working there during one of their usual Vodka binging parties. Try to keep up.