ABC News: Asian Americans face coronavirus ‘double whammy’: Skyrocketing unemployment and discrimination

ABC News, May 20, 2020: Asian Americans face coronavirus ‘double whammy’: Skyrocketing unemployment and discrimination

Gary Lin, a Chinese-American business owner in New York City, has been working through the coronavirus crisis to keep his ramen restaurant afloat. He is worried about getting sick and bringing the virus to his family, but has remained partially open for takeout services as rent and bills pile up.

On top of the financial struggles, Lin said he and his employees have also been facing harassment due to their Asian background and that business was already down as early as February.

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