Top news of the week: 22.09.2020.

#COVID19 #flu #Madrid #Agnotology #KnowledgeCulturalSociology #PandemicSociology #GATSociology

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On Sep 18, 2020
@nytimes shared
RT @peterbakernyt: These are the words that Tom Ridge, a former Republican governor and Bush cabinet member, used in reaction to Trump's statement about not counting virus deaths in blue states: “beyond despicable," "soulless," "almost unspeakable." https://t.co/0aRRKAWIiv
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For Trump, It’s Not the United States, It’s Red and Blue States

For Trump, It’s Not the United States, It’s Red and Blue States

A statement by the president this week was an insight into how he views the country as composed of parts that either are for him or against him.

On Sep 18, 2020
@CDCFlu shared
RT @CDCgov: [email protected] finds steps that help slow the spread of #COVID19 may also reduce #flu if widely practiced. Report emphasizes flu vaccination remains the best protection against flu. Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during the #COVID19 pandemic. https://t.co/5P09xcoaTj https://t.co/2xM6Fxx8Pu
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Decreased Influenza Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, Australia, Chile, and South Africa, 2020

Decreased Influenza Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, Australia, Chile, and South Africa, 2020

After recognition of widespread community transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), by mid- to late February 2020, indicators of influenza ...

On Sep 20, 2020
@guardian shared
Protests in Madrid over coronavirus lockdown measures https://t.co/8qOaCclTiR
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Protests in Madrid over coronavirus lockdown measures

Protests in Madrid over coronavirus lockdown measures

Protesters call for regional president who blamed ‘way of life of immigrants’ for rise to resign

On Sep 21, 2020
@guardian shared
Coronavirus live news: US nears 200,000 deaths as England pubs face curfew https://t.co/mH3kMTC0mP
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Coronavirus live news: Trump falsely claims virus affects 'virtually' no young, as US nears 200,000 deaths

Coronavirus live news: Trump falsely claims virus affects 'virtually' no young, as US nears 200,000 deaths

European stocks post worst fall in three months; UK cases pass 400,000; More than one in five Covid-19 deaths globally is in US. Follow the latest updates

On Sep 20, 2020
@guardian shared
Coronavirus live news: UK at 'critical point' in pandemic as US nears 200,000 deaths https://t.co/XIvZvkodhT
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Coronavirus live news: UK at 'critical point' in pandemic as US nears 200,000 deaths

Coronavirus live news: UK at 'critical point' in pandemic as US nears 200,000 deaths

England’s chief medical officer to warn of a ‘very challenging winter’; more than one in five Covid-19 deaths globally is in US; Lebanon sees record case rise. Follow the latest updates

On Sep 17, 2020
@guardianworld shared
'A moment of cheer': 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight https://t.co/imu62n7IEp
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'A moment of cheer': 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight

'A moment of cheer': 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight

The man’s granddaughter, Lauren Elizabeth, said ‘he may be old but he still matters to us’

On Sep 20, 2020
@alondra shared
RT @Prof_Kennedy: @KubikJan @aseeestudies @richardmole @jcbehrends @WojSadurski @GeorgeMonbiot @iAtefSaid @bhbradlow @edwinackerman @ASAnews @larsjonathan @TZarycki @milleridriss @victoriadreyes @lizaweinstein @CiCoJournal @JoseItzigsohn @karida_leigh @stanfordpress @emanabdelhadi @nedasoc @ErikLove @jean23bean @StrandedWorkers @AninditaAdhik13 @A1RWhite @squazzoni @sociologica_ @ESA_Sociology @rapplerdotcom @BinXuAtlanta @lisahajjar @globalvoices @NoortjeMarres @BJSociology @SOC_Persp_PDX @TimBartley99 @UHM_Sociology @ssrc_org @contextsmag @SociologistRay @fabiorojas @UMich @StamatelJP @EllisMonk @elarmstr Both @leonnelrg & @BrownSociology grad @larryau move #KnowledgeCulturalSociology to elaborate mechanisms producing ignorance around #Covid19 https://t.co/mBsky7osv5 #PandemicSociology #GATSociology @jeffner12 could appreciate too #Agnotology!
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Viral Agnotology: Covid-19 Denialism amidst the Pandemic in Brazil, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Viral Agnotology: Covid-19 Denialism amidst the Pandemic in Brazil, the United Kingdom, and the United States

The rapid rise of SARS-CoV-2 infection and the tragedy of the Covid-19 pandemic has been showing how unprepared societies are to respond to public health emergencies. Making matters worse, ...

On Sep 16, 2020
@AP shared
The Justice Department charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the U.S. and elsewhere, including social media and video game companies as well as universities and telecommunications providers. https://t.co/p2yCF1BLar
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US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign

US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and elsewhere, including social ...