9 Feb 2020

Mixed messages in media over coronavirus danger

From Mediawatch, 9:12 am on 9 February 2020

Don’t panic, keep calm and carry on - or be very,very afraid? You could get plenty of all three kinds of advice in our media this week - and sometimes from the same outlets. 

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(200206) -- WUHAN, Feb. 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Doctors speak with cured novel coronavirus pneumonia patients in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 6, 2020.

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