As coronavirus panic spreads, Uber and Lyft riders of Asian descent are reporting discrimination from drivers

Eric Han, who works in a Microsoft retail store in Seattle, told CNBC he called an Uber on Monday, stepped into the car and coughed. It was a cold day. His driver immediately asked if Han was from China, and he responded that he was not.

The driver commented that his cough meant he might have the coronavirus, and opened a window.

Originally posted by:https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/03/uber-and-lyft-riders-of-asian-descent-face-coronavirus-panic.html

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