Racism spreads to Chinese establishments in the wake of the coronavirus

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A woman who prefers to remain anonymous poses for a picture in Chinatown in New York, U.S., February 13, 2020. Originally from Kazakhstan, she said she's lived in New York for two years, and that she wears a mask because she has five children and is afraid of coronavirus transmission. Photo credit: Yana Paskova/Reuters

With restrictions on international travel and a steady increase of reported cases, the coronavirus is taking a toll on Chinese businesses in the United States. Frank Shyong reports on how the outbreak is fueling racial tension and xenophobia in his piece for the Los Angeles Times.

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