articleIn Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods.
In major U.S. cities, Asian American businesses are seeing a remarkable decline in customers as fear about the viral outbreak from China spreads.
In Flushing, business is down an estimated 40%, according to the Flushing Chinese Business Association.
New York City is home to more than half a million Chinese Americans, the biggest population of any U.S. city.
The chamber is planning a Chinese New Year celebration, with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf encouraging residents to patronize Chinatown restaurants.