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New COVID-19 restrictions on flights from China could fuel anti-Asian hate, Lin Fang tells CityNews

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Associate Professor Lin Fang spoke to CityNews about the new COVID-19 restrictions on flights from China. “My first thought was that this is a targeted approach, so it makes me wonder what the implications will be for specific communities,” said Fang.

“When it comes to COVID-19 or other transmitted diseases, many Asians have been targeted and called ‘disease carriers,’ and it has been happening throughout history and measures like this seem like an excuse to single people out.”

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