epa08191689 A view of a mural referring to the coronavirus outbreak that was created by the street artist Laika near Piazza Vittorio in the Chinese district of Rome, Italy, 04 February 2020. The artwork represents an Asian woman wearing a white overall and a facemask, who says 'There is an epidemic of ignorance around ...... We must protect ourselves.' The figure also holds a sign reading '#JeNeSuisPaSunVirus' (lit.: I'm not a virus), a hashtag created by French Asians in reaction to anti-Asian racism amid the coronavirus emergency, reports state.  EPA/Alessandra Magliaro
The mural in Rome depicts a local Chinese restaurant owner saying 'There is an epidemic of ignorance around ...... We must protect ourselves'. EPA

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