The tweet, posted by Professor Steve Hanke at the John Hopkins University (JHU) on June 10, named Vietnam among a list of countries that supposedly “do not report Covid-19 data or are reporting highly suspicious data,” referring to them as the “rotten apples of coronavirus data.”A chart was posted along with the tweet, citing data from statistics website Worldometer and saying Vietnam had no reported Covid-19 data, while India, Venezuela, Egypt, Syria, Yemen, Turkey and China were “reporting highly suspect data.”The statement quickly garnered attention online, receiving around 3,800 retweets and 1,700 replies in more than a week. Many have expressed disagreement over Hanke’s statement, saying Vietnam did in fact report zero deaths from Covid-19, while questioning Hanke’s method of data collection.”Vietnam is being praised all over for its superb handling of the crisis and here it is – no data reported? How’s this possible?” asked a Twitter account holder named Chetan Bhardwaj.Another member of the public eventually sent an email to Hanke asking for clarification, to which the response was because Worldometer had no death data for Vietnam, Hanke thought there were no such info available.An online open letter by public health researchers, professionals and concerned citizens to the… Read full this story
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