China is egregiously claiming that the Coronavirus came from America, to ignite hatred against the U.S. and deflect blame from Chinese leaders who tried desperately at first to cover up the deadly virus’ existence.
Lijian Zhao, who serves as deputy director-general of China’s ministry’s Information Department, claimed that the U.S. is waging germ warfare against his country.
“When did patient zero begin in US?” Zhao tweeted. “How many people are infected? What are the names of the hospitals? It might be U.S. army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan,” the Chinese city where the coronavirus outbreak began.
2/2 CDC was caught on the spot. When did patient zero begin in US? How many people are infected? What are the names of the hospitals? It might be US army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan. Be transparent! Make public your data! US owe us an explanation! pic.twitter.com/vYNZRFPWo3
— Lijian Zhao 赵立坚 (@zlj517) March 12, 2020
The grossly irresponsible comments of Zhao and Hua are not isolated. The Chinese Foreign Ministry has been tarring America for more than a month.
For instance, Hua charged in the beginning of February that the U.S. had “unceasingly manufactured and spread panic” about the coronavirus. Furthermore, she accused the U.S. government of not offering “any substantial assistance.” If fact, China had rejected a series of American offers of assistance going back to January.
The Chinese Communist Party’s Global Times newspaper, referring to the pandemic, has charged the Trump administration with “immoral” conduct.
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