28 May – 4 June

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19

Peter Piot

(28/05) Peter explains on Channel 4 News that focusing on the human experience is imperative during COVID-19. Peter said: “Communication has been too much about figures and concepts … COVID-19 is about people.”

(28/05) In Boston Globe…

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21 – 27 May

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19

Peter Piot

(26/05) Peter recounts his first-hand experience of contracting and recovering from COVID-19 in the New York Times. Peter said: “I had three stages — first fever, then needing oxygen, and now the storm. People think that, with COVID…

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7 – 20 May

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19

Peter Piot

(14/05) Peter highlights the importance of a vaccine to combat COVID-19, on the Financial Times’ Global Boardroom. Peter said: “The only exit strategy is a vaccine … but it must be given to billions of people. Safety, equitable access…

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30 Apr – 6 May

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19

Joy Lawn

(04/05) Joy discusses the expected phased re-opening of schools on RT. Joy said: “The government is doing the right thing to go for a phased re-opening but the question is how? One really critical part of…

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23 – 29 April

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19

Beate Kampmann

(25/04) Beate explains the vaccine development process on LBC. Beate said: “We need a vaccine that’s safe and effective. We need to be sure that the trials that are done are robust. This takes time.”

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16 – 22 April

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19

Beate Kampmann

(21/04) Beate explains the different stages of vaccine development on BBC Radio 5 Live (from 1:55:06). Beate said: “It’s a question of trying to make sure that the vaccine does not cause any nasty&nbsp…

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9-15 April

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19

Martin McKee

(14/04) Martin explains why timing is crucial to slowing COVID-19 transmission on BBC News. Martin said: “When we look at the cross national comparisons, we can see those countries that intervened earlier in the…

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2 – 8 April

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19

Since 1 January, LSHTM has featured in over 23,000 pieces of coverage on the coronavirus outbreak across print, broadcast and online.

David Heymann

(08/04) David discusses the current lack of knowledge around coronavirus antibodies in The Independent. David said: “Antibodies…

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26 Mar – 1 Apr

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19

David Heymann speaks to…

(29/03) CBS about the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in America. David said: “This is a vicious, violent virus, and everywhere it has appeared, it’s caused great numbers of people to die. And it’s…

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19 – 25 March

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19.

Since 1 January, LSHTM has featured in more than 13,000 pieces of coverage on the coronavirus outbreak across print, broadcast and online.

Many thanks to colleagues who are sparing the time to conduct media engagement in a period when it is…

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