27 februarie 2020

From Coronavirus to coronacrisis, and back


Rolling media coverage and fake news are fueling widespread panic about COVID-19. A sense of perspective might help to allay concerns.In December 2019, a new illness began making news around the world. Traced to Wuhan, China, scientists quickly discovered that this was a novel coronavirus for which no decisive treatment currently exists. Since then, public fears have grown in line with media coverage and the spread of the virus to different parts of the world.  But are we right to be so worried [...]