CDC director agrees it's “wrong and inappropriate” to call COVID-19 “the Chinese coronavirus"

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Citation From March 10, 2020, testimony before the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

LOIS FRANKEL: First off, I wanted to say, and I'm sure you would agree with this. You said that this virus is expansive in Italy, in South Korea, and now in this country. It is absolutely wrong and inappropriate to call this “the Chinese coronavirus." That would -- I assume you would agree with that. 

DR. ROBERT REDFIELD: Yes. China was the first phase, Korea and Iran was the second phase, with Italy, now all of Europe.