With the Coronavirus – or Covid 19, to give it its Sunday name – hitting all the headlines, US news giant CNN has been giving regular updates on world outbreaks and the reaction to them.
This is a post they put out after learning that Germany had no plans to cut off access to Italy, which has been heavily affected.
Germany is currently not considering closing the country’s borders with Italy due to the coronavirus outbreak, its foreign ministry said https://t.co/OqzbZGfvdg
— CNN International (@cnni) February 24, 2020
There was only one problem with that …
— Franz-Stefan Gady (@HoansSolo) February 24, 2020
These four tweets highlight it perfectly.
If you ever feel like you’re too unqualified to apply for a job, CNN *International* staff think Germany borders Italy https://t.co/RuKdpx77Jo
— James Felton (@JimMFelton) February 25, 2020
CNN: Germany’s borders with Italy…
Austria: Are we a joke to you? https://t.co/dcHtB7ynh3
— Radio FM4 (@radiofm4) February 25, 2020
I’d be significantly more worried about Germany sharing a border with Italy again than I am about Italians coming to Germany https://t.co/sqSIkNVQSh
— Marcel Dirsus (@marceldirsus) February 24, 2020
Can we crowdfund to get CNN a map of Europe? https://t.co/pZjb4JlkhG
— Ned Richardson-Little (@HistoryNed) February 25, 2020
Journalist Eoin Kelleher had some more updates.
Canada is considering closing its border with Mexico too. Russia to close its border with Israel, and Japan to close its border with Thailand
CNN. Please buy a map, wudja https://t.co/dANlW57klu
— Eoin Kelleher (@eoinyk) February 25, 2020
CNN: Seems legit!