Even though Covid originated in China, the nations of the world are doing everything in their power to avoid offending the communist nation.
The latest example of this comes from the World Health Organization.
On Saturday, they openly admitted that they did not name the newly-spreading Omicron variant of COVID-19 the “Xi” variant because it may “cause offence.”
ICYMI — WHO told me the decision not to name any variants after “Xi” was to avoid possible “stigma” to anyone who might be named that pic.twitter.com/AIEkzhG2WZ
— Jon Levine (@LevineJonathan) November 27, 2021
Here’s more from the Daily Caller:
“According to the Greek alphabet being used by the WHO to classify COVID-19 variants, the next two variants to be named by the organization should be “Nu” and “Xi.” However, due to the body’s best practices for naming new diseases, developed in 2015, it skipped over both names and jumped to the Omicron variant.
Nu was skipped over to avoid confusing it with people calling it the “new” variant, the organization said in a press release. Xi was skipped because it is a “common surname,” the organization said. Using common surnames as disease names is avoided so as not to cause “offence to any cultural, social, national, regional, professional or ethnic groups.” “
Just like Joe Biden, the World Health Organization loves bowing down to China at every turn.
This story syndicated with permission from Clayton Keirns – Trending Politics