A tweet by former President Donald Trump referring to Covid-19 as the “Chinese Virus” was linked with a rise in anti-Asian content on Twitter, new research has found, as demands across the U.S. grow for urgent action to be taken to address soaring levels of hate crime and violence against Asian Americans during the pandemic that many blame on harmful rhetoric used by politicians.

Stay Connected
Forbes on Facebook: http://fb.com/forbes
Forbes Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/forbes
Forbes Video on Instagram: http://instagram.com/forbes
More From Forbes: http://forbes.com

Trump’s ‘Chinese Virus’ Tweet Helped Fuel Anti Asian Hate On Twitter, Study Finds | Forbes