Politics The stigma pandemic: How coronavirus is fuelling racism and xenophobia against Asians Updated : April 27, 2020 09:25 AM IST It cannot be denied that medical treatments play a major role in eradicating a disease, but empathy and communal harmony go a long way in surviving a pandemic without disturbing the social fabric. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.