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COVID-19 media surveillance - 28 April 2020

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

Geolocations mentioned in coronavirus media reports showing large clusters of media reports - 28 April 2020
Geolocations mentioned in coronavirus media reports showing large clusters of media reports
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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:

  • "In race for a coronavirus vaccine, an Oxford group leaps ahead" (nytimes)
  • "ReOpen NC leader says she tested positive for COVID-19" (cbs17)
  • "President’s intelligence briefing book repeatedly cited virus threat" (washingtonpost)
  • "260,000 Words, Full of Self-Praise, From Trump on the Virus" (nytimes)

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

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

Extracted quotes

Donald Trump (USA, President):

"I never even thought of changing the date of the election. Why would I do that? November 3, it's a good number".

Christian Drosten (Germany, Virologist at Charité Hospital):

"Now, what I call the 'prevention paradox' has set in"; "People are claiming we overreacted, there is political and economic pressure to return to normal".

Fact check

Fact checked: spread of the virus

  • Fact checkers debunk claims that copper “destroys” the novel coronavirus (factcheck.kz).

Fact checked: anti-Muslim narratives

  • Fact checkers debunk a video claiming to show a Muslim man dropping banknotes at a gas station in India in an attempt to spread coronavirus (altnews).

Fact checked: anti-vax narratives

  • Fact checkers debunk claims that Dr Elisa Granato, one of the UK's first COVID-19 vaccine trial participants, has died shortly after being injected with the vaccine (fullfact, open).

Fact checked: conspiracy theories

  • Fact checkers debunk a video in Arabic claiming that the coronavirus pandemic was caused by 5G technology (fatabyyano).
  • Fact checkers debunk general claims that SARS-CoV-2 was created at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (tempo); they also debunk claims that Nobel laureate Tasuku Honjo said that SARS-CoV-2 was created at the WIV (newtral, thequint).
  • Fact checkers debunk claims that the coronavirus pandemic is part of China’s economic strategy (animalpolitico).

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28 април 2020