US President Donald Trump delivers remakes on the Covid-19 pandemic during a Coronavirus Task Force briefing. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump delivers remakes on the Covid-19 pandemic during a Coronavirus Task Force briefing. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: WHO official denounces stigmatising language such as that used by Donald Trump

  • ‘It’s really important that we be careful in the language we use lest it lead to profiling of individuals associated with the virus,’ says Michael Ryan
  • The US president has defended his repeated use of the term ‘Chinese virus’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump delivers remakes on the Covid-19 pandemic during a Coronavirus Task Force briefing. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump delivers remakes on the Covid-19 pandemic during a Coronavirus Task Force briefing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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