Michigan State University

Michigan State U. Lists ‘Acceptable’ Names for Chinese Virus

Michigan State University is advising its students use only “acceptable” terminology when speaking about the Chinese virus, insisting that the Wuhan coronavirus must be referred to as the “novel coronavirus” or “COVID-19.” The school is also encouraging all students to sign a pledge entitled, “Hate Has No Home Here.”

A woman sings and waves the national flag of China during a pro-Beijing flash mob at the Pacific Place shopping mall in Hong Kong on September 24, 2019. - Pro-democracy supporters have taken to Hong Kong's streets for almost four months in the biggest challenge to China's rule since the …