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25 June – 1 July

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Peter Piot (30/06) Peter emphasises that face masks should be compulsory in all public and enclosed spaces, in The Guardian. Peter said: “Britain is a nation of people who want absolute evidence, and … Continue reading

18 – 24 June

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Peter Piot (24/06) On The China Current, Peter highlights the importance of mass behavioural change as a “second line of defence” against COVID-19 in the absence of an effective vaccine. Peter said: “As … Continue reading

11 – 17 June

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Since 1 January, LSHTM has featured in more than 55,000 pieces of coverage on the coronavirus outbreak across print, broadcast and online. Many thanks to colleagues who are sparing the time to conduct … Continue reading

5 – 10 June

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Liam Smeeth (09/06) Liam warns that it is too “premature” to say that COVID-19 is in retreat in all regions of the UK, on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme (from 1:22:55). Liam said: … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading