The present plaguing Novel Coronavirus - now officially named: Covid-19, has exposed a racist and xenophobic nature of some human beings that is very shocking and repulsive.
Apathetic rumors and suppositions hurled by some users on social media against Chinese people is preposterous. And even more preposterous is the reality that the majority of the horrid comments listed against the people of China, are posted by people with a marginal rationale of science.
Most of the offensive online assertions against the Chinese people are being made by folks who forego the consideration that Covid-19 could have erupted in anyone of many nation states and that an illness of international proportion could have emerged as a different pathogen in anyone of hundreds of countries in the world. There will be others.
Racist and xenophobic accusations and fallacies must be rejected. Empathy, fairness and humanity should overrule pointless and uneducated racist and xenophobic assertions.