Tag: Covid-19 Asia

Danish WHO researcher claims to be misquoted & Thailand rejects speculation

Earlier this week, Danish daily Politiken cited Danish epidemiologist Thea Fischer saying that the coronavirus may have originated from bats in Thailand and questioning whether Chatuchak was indeed “the place that brought the coronavirus to Wuhan.” Coconuts Bangkok can now report that Thea Fischer has explained via Twitter that she was not quoted correctly by…

Foreigners in Asia targets of Covid-19 related racisms

When Covid-19 first spread from China, Asians became targets of racism in Scandinavia and the rest of the West. Now after the spread of the virus has changed in China, that same racism is turned against foreigners and expats inside the country. While internal coronavirus infection in the country has basically stopped, according to the…