US President Donald Trump has been criticised for referring to the coronavirus as “the Chinese virus”. Photo: BloombergUS President Donald Trump has been criticised for referring to the coronavirus as “the Chinese virus”. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump has been criticised for referring to the coronavirus as “the Chinese virus”. Photo: Bloomberg

Donald Trump zigs, zags and zigs again on China and the coronavirus

  • The US president has adopted a cooperative tone on the pandemic after a phone call with his Chinese counterpart
  • The change in tack comes after weeks of claims and counterclaims about mishandling of the crisis

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump has been criticised for referring to the coronavirus as “the Chinese virus”. Photo: BloombergUS President Donald Trump has been criticised for referring to the coronavirus as “the Chinese virus”. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump has been criticised for referring to the coronavirus as “the Chinese virus”. Photo: Bloomberg
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