Covid-19 Has Gotten Just Three Times Ebola’s Coverage On Television News

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Despite sweeping the planet and having a devastating impact on the US, Covid-19 has received just three times the number of mentions on television news as the 2014 Ebola outbreak did.

The chart below shows the number of mentions of Covid-19 versus Ebola on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News by week over the past decade using data from the Internet Archive’s Television News Archive processed by the GDELT Project.

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GDELT Project