Red Cross warns coronavirus is driving discrimination in Asia World


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International humanitarian agency Red Cross has warned that coronavirus is driving discrimination in Asia. advertisement September 23, 2020 UPDATED: September 23, 2020 18:10 IST Men wearing protective masks cross a road after Pakistan lifted lockdown restrictions, as the coronavirus disease outbreak continues, in Karachi. (Photo: Reuters) The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warned on Thursday that the novel coronavirus is driving discrimination towards vulnerable communities in Asia, including migrants and foreigners. The humanitarian agency surveyed 5,000 people in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Pakistan and found about half blamed a specific group for spreading the coronavirus,...