Mask-wearing cut-outs of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand near a gift shop in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Reuters Mask-wearing cut-outs of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand near a gift shop in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Reuters
Mask-wearing cut-outs of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand near a gift shop in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Reuters
Vali Nasr
Opinion

Opinion

Vali Nasr

Trump is losing the coronavirus blame game with China, and it’s costing American lives

  • The US president has prioritised politics over public health – precisely what he criticised the Chinese for doing when Covid-19 emerged
  • Worse, his ‘America first’ administration has undermined countries’ ability to respond to the crisis

Mask-wearing cut-outs of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand near a gift shop in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Reuters Mask-wearing cut-outs of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand near a gift shop in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Reuters
Mask-wearing cut-outs of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand near a gift shop in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Reuters
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