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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
This media surveillance collects articles reported through publicly available web sites.
It is created with the Europe Media Monitor (EMM).
The selection and placement of stories are determined automatically by a computer program.
The following news were found among the most mentioned/retweeted items:
The hashtag #asymptomatic was trending following WHO’s press conference on Monday (npr).
The most mentioned English sources were CNBC, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Guardian and Forbes.
El Pais, Infobae, RT (Spanish version) and el Confidencial, and Le Monde and Le Parisien were among the most mentioned Spanish and French sources, respectively.
Ehsan Mostafavi (Iran, member of task force):
"About 15 million Iranians may have experienced being infected with this virus since the outbreak began".
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