Danielle E. Anderson

Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

Expertise: Virology, Infectious diseases

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publication   https://doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00826-19

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Daily Mail article misleads with clickbait headline claiming cowpox-derived virus will “kill every type of cancer”

in Daily Mail, by Zoe Zaczek

— 20 Nov 2019

"This article substantially overhypes early pre-clinical work with a viral therapy that has not yet been tested in even the earliest stages of human clinical trials. The headline i..

CLAIMS REVIEWED

No conclusive evidence links consumption of bats with the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

CLAIM
"Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak linked to eating bats"

SOURCE: Emma Parker, Gemma Mullin, Paul Joseph Watson, Daily Star, The Sun, InfoWars

Published: 26 Jan 2020

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