To be and not to be: With wisdom and grace or stupidity and disgrace after the SARS-CoV2 outbreak

Yue Zhang*

Published: 03 April, 2020 | Volume 4 - Issue 1 | Pages: 005-005

The day before yesterday, it was shameful for some politicians, especially President Trump, to label SARS-CoV2 virus as discriminatory “Chinese Virus”. Politicians should be more professional and graceful, and distance themselves from the independence of the academy if something remains unknown to them. Besides, there were two months for President Trump to prepare the Americans for this Virus [1]; unfortunately, could he have given more attention to his duty of anti-SARS-CoV2 action, despite spending time to defending against the impeachment of his presidency? Besides, in line with this idea, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton wrote: ”The president is turning to racist rhetoric to distract from his failures to take the coronavirus seriously early on, make tests widely available and adequately prepare the country for a period of crisis. Don’t fall for it. Don’t let your friends and family fall for it”.

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  1. Cyranosk D. What China’s coronavirus response can teach the rest of the world. Nature. 2020; 579: 479-480. PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32203360
  2. Andersen KG, Rambaut A, Lipkin WI. The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2. Nat Med. 2020. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-020-0820-9
  3. Nouri A. Council of science advisers for US lawmakers — as well as presidents. Nature. 2020; 579: 497. PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32210383


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