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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27 February – 18 March

A snapshot of media coverage on the coronavirus outbreak:

Peter Piot speaks to…

(12/03) Sky News about President Trump’s decision to impose a travel ban on flights to the US from Europe. Peter said: “It’s hard to imagine that this would have any impact on control of…

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20 – 26 February

A snapshot of media coverage on the coronavirus outbreak:

David Heymann speaks to…

(26/02) Newsweek about why caution needs to be used when describing the outbreak as a pandemic. David said: “Terms such as pandemic are distracting. What is necessary is to understand the current situation in each country…

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14 – 19 February

A snapshot of media coverage on the coronavirus outbreak:

Jimmy Whitworth speaks to…

(19/02) CBC News about the strain placed on China’s health services as a result of the outbreak. Jimmy said: “As seen in China, this virus can spread rapidly in populations, and can cause a major…

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7 – 13 February

A snapshot of media coverage on the coronavirus outbreak

LSHTM has garnered over 3,400 pieces of online media coverage and 610 pieces of broadcast coverage on the coronavirus outbreak since 1 January.

Adam Kucharski speaks to…

(12/02) BBC Radio 4 (from 11:40) about the effectiveness of quarantine…

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30 January – 6 February

A snapshot of media coverage on the coronavirus outbreak

Peter Piot speaks to…

(05/02) Financial Times (£) about the “inevitable” likelihood of an outbreak in Africa. Peter said: “I wonder if there aren’t already cases. It seems remarkable that an increasing number of European countries have cases, that almost…

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23 – 29 January

A snapshot of media coverage on the coronavirus outbreak

LSHTM has garnered over 1,500 pieces of online media coverage and 300 pieces of broadcast coverage since Monday 20th January.

Peter Piot speaks to…

(29/01) Financial Times (£) about the World Health Organization’s announcement that it is too early…

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