It’s been said by some that India is the only country using coronavirus to whip up anti-Muslim pogroms. But several media commentators in the UK are also whipping up fears of a ‘coronajihad’ by claiming the virus will be spread during Ramadan. Consider the depths of political depravity that a pandemic would be used to advance persecution, marginalization, pogroms.
Scapegoating narratives may pose additional dangers to public health, warn experts.