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US Sees Spike In Anti-Asian Harassment Since Pandemic Began

The group “Stop Asian American And Pacific Islander Hate” has been tracking anti-Asian incidents in the U.S. from March through June.

They’ve identified more than 2,000 cases nationwide. The incidents increased when President Trump started calling the COVID-19 pandemic “the Chinese virus.”

Cassandra Basler of WSHU reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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