Anti-US sentiment in China has been on the rise, fuelled by nationalism and misinformation, as the two countries engage in a blame game over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP
Anti-US sentiment in China has been on the rise, fuelled by nationalism and misinformation, as the two countries engage in a blame game over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP

Moderate voices call for calm as US-China coronavirus war of words rages

  • Anti-US sentiment fuelled by nationalism and misinformation has blown out of all proportion, Chinese intellectuals warn
  • Recent articles on China’s social media call for restraint, fact-based discussion and a respect for science

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Anti-US sentiment in China has been on the rise, fuelled by nationalism and misinformation, as the two countries engage in a blame game over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP
Anti-US sentiment in China has been on the rise, fuelled by nationalism and misinformation, as the two countries engage in a blame game over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP
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