San Francisco’s Coronavirus Emergency
28:50 | Feb 26th
rosaguac recommended:Feb 27th
so there’s a lot of fear and uncertainty going around w the coronavirus and I think this episode help me assuage my fears of the virility of this disease, esp as it pertains to bay area— some highlights: - we’re probably not going to die if we get it, kinda like the flu - symptoms are mostly respir...Show More
@rosaguac So the other day, I overheard three people chatting about the virus and this white bro was like “If anyone’s gonna get [the virus], it’s going to be me because I live in Chinatown!” 😡
@mm ugh the sinophobia around this is so real 😠😑... like id just hit them with a ‘stay away from white ppl and sweetgreen bc I hear that their romaine has ecoli 🤮’ same kind of racist logic that serves no one but racist ass sentiments!
@mm https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/4ag37q/coronavirus-fears-are-reviving-racist-ideas-about-chinese-food this was a really great vice article that went into this: “As the rest of the world rightfully worries about this contagious new disease, it's worth remembering that protecting lives doesn't ...Show More
@rosaguac We don’t have sweetgreens in Canada (yet) but I get the sentiment. The Vice article is great. Loved the ending. When coronavirus was breaking in the news, there were all these media outlets in Vancouver setting up cameras in Chinatown. And we’re like “pretty sure it’s not a renewal of inte...Show More