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COVID-19 media surveillance - 31 December 2020

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

Geolocations mentioned in coronavirus media coverage showing large clusters of news reports.
Geolocations mentioned in coronavirus media coverage showing large clusters of news reports.
© European Union, 2020, EMM/MEDISYS

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:

  • "How Much Herd Immunity Is Enough? Scientists initially estimated that 60 to 70 percent of the population needed to acquire resistance to the coronavirus to banish it. Now Dr. Anthony Fauci and others are quietly shifting that number upward." (nytimes)
  • "Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine approved for use in UK" (bbc)
  • "Vaccinated U.S. nurse contracts COVID-19, expert says Pfizer shot needed more time to work" (reuters)
  • "China's capital locks down part of district in coronavirus fight" (reuters)
  • "Wuhan one year on: normality returns, but pain over handling of Covid outbreak endures" (guardian)
  • "Chinese journalist who documented Wuhan coronavirus outbreak sentenced to 4 years in jail" (cnnespanol)
  • "London hospital declares major incident over oxygen supply fears" (independent)
  • "Louisiana congressman-elect dies of Covid" (politico)
  • "If you want to travel next year, you may need a vaccine passport" (cnn)

The most mentioned English sources were the New York Times, CNN, the Independent and Reuters.

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

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31 December 2020