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COVID-19 media surveillance - 11 May 2020

This media surveillance collects articles reported through publicly available web sites.

Geolocations mentioned in coronavirus media reports showing large clusters of media reports - 11 May 2020
Geolocations mentioned in coronavirus media reports showing large clusters of media reports - 11 May 2020
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This media surveillance collects articles reported through publicly available web sites.

It is created with the Europe Media Monitor (EMM).

The selection and placement of stories are determined automatically by a computer program.

Headlines

Twitter

The following news were found among the most mentioned/retweeted items:

  • "Industrial animal farming has caused most new infectious diseases and risks more pandemics, experts warn" (independent)
  • "France mandates masks to control the coronavirus. Burqas remain banned." (washingtonpost)
  • "Germany infection rate rises after lockdown eased, as thousands protest restrictions" (sky)
  • "After four antibody tests, I’m still not sure I’ve had Covid-19" (bloomberg)
  • "Trump wants America to ‘normalize’ coronavirus deaths. It’s the media’s job not to play along." (washingtonpost)
  • "The World Is Taking Pity on Us. Will American prestige ever recover?" (nytimes)
  • "Trump Still Wants to Kill Obamacare, Pandemic Be Damned" (vanityfair)
  • "Obama says White House response to coronavirus has been 'absolute chaotic disaster'" (cnn)
  • "A nurse without an N95 mask raced in to treat a ‘code blue’ patient. She died 14 days later" (latimes)
  • "Fauci to begin 'modified quarantine'" (cnn)
  • "Mexico’s president is as heedless as Trump in the coronavirus crisis" (latimes)
  • "Death Certificates Point to Much Higher Coronavirus Toll in Mexico" (wsj)

Hashtags such as #borisjohnson and #borishasfailed trended on Sunday after the Prime Minister Johnson’s address to the nation.

The most mentioned English sources were the New York Times, CNN, the Washington Post, the Guardian, Youtube and the LA Times.

Infobae, El País, El Diario and CNN (Spanish version), and Le Monde and Le Parisien were among the most mentioned Spanish and French sources, respectively.

Extracted Quotes

Jacinda Ardern (New Zealand, Prime Minister):

"There is still a chance of silent spread in the future... so today I am announcing that cabinet agrees we are ready to move to level 2, to open up the economy as safely as possible."

Jung Eun-kyeong (South Korea, KCDC Director):

"This mass infection has a high chance of turning into community transmission because it was young people who were mainly exposed to the virus this time. They don’t exhibit symptoms or only light ones, but they take part in social activities robustly".

Fact Check

Fact checked: claims by public authorities

  • Fact checkers debunk claims that the WHO warned against using masks produced in China and India as they may be contaminated with coronavirus (poligrafo).

Fact checked: prevention and treatment

  • Fact checkers debunk graphics shared thousands of times on social media claiming to show the exact probability of COVID-19 carriers spreading the disease if they or another person wears a mask, reporting that while experts say that masks do decrease the risk, there is no reliable information on the specific chance of transmission (afp).
  • Fact checkers debunk claims that consuming turmeric, lemon and palm oil and drinking coffee cure COVID-19 (thequint, vishvasnews, efe).

Fact checked: conspiracy theories

  • Fact checkers debunk misleading claims from the 26-minute video “Plandemic: The Hidden Agenda Behind Covid-19” spanning from conspiracies about the origin of the coronavirus to falsehoods about wearing a face mask (factcheck.org, politifact

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EMM COVID-19 media surveillance - 11 May 2020

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