The chaos which results from fear of a pandemic like the coronavirus is often more dangerous than the outbreak itself. In China, where the virus originated, fear has sparked irrational, mob-mentality thinking. Rumors of new cases, false information regarding contagion and cures, and bullying and harassment of people from Wuhan – the city at the center of the outbreak – have become rampant. This article urges people to curb their emotions and exercise critical thinking and common sense during this national emergency – a helpful reminder to everyone, not just those in the middle of a pandemic.
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Zhou Zorro is a vice president of Cha Zuo MBA, an online learning platform. He is a popular blogger and the creator of the online course, 90 Hacks for WeChat Blogging.
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