Coronavirus (COVID-19) Report – Media Mining Client for Media Monitoring of Pandemic Outbreak

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Report – Media Mining Client for Media Monitoring of Pandemic Outbreak

 

This report focuses on the demonstration of some of the capabilities of SAIL LABS Media Mining System (MMS) illustrating the media coverage of the Corona pandemic outbreak.

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Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).

A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has just recently been identified in humans.  The virus has killed at least 127.590 people and has infected more than 1.999.681 worldwide.
Source: John Hopkins’ Coronavirus Resource Center, 15.04, 14:00.

This report focuses on the demonstration of some of the capabilities of SAIL LABS Media Mining System illustrating the media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic outbreak in ten countries: Austria, France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Nigeria, Brazil and the United States of America. 

Some key benefits of SAIL LABS Media Mining System for pandemic outbreaks

  • Allows continuous assessment of media coverage and public opinion in real time
  • Suitable for monitoring punctual and permanent health promotion campaigns
  • Sentiment Analysis of traditional and social media regarding the perceived impact of a disease and government action
  • Event-based surveillance
  • Rapid data collection for fast decisions
  • Timely reporting mechanisms
  • Social media Intelligence
  • Enables to extract data from text or audiovisual sources in languages that the users do not speak thanks to automatic speech recognition and machine translation covering 32 languages
  • Enables situational awareness and situational understanding

1) Europe - Coronavirus Overview

  • On Monday, Austria became the first EU country to publicly announce plans to lift its restrictions from April 14.
  • Denmark also announced plans to start reopening nurseries and primary schools from 15 April if the number of Covid-19 deaths and new cases remain stable.
  • Germany: “…was still too early to set a date for lifting the country’s lockdown” said Angela Merkel. Possibly 19 April.
  • Spain: “…we are preparing ourselves for de-escalation, for which it will be very important to know who is contaminated,” said the foreign minister, Arancha González Laya.
  • Italy, “Our task is to create the conditions to live with the virus,” at least until a vaccine arrives, said the health minister, Roberto Speranz.
  • France is facing its deepest recession since the end of the Second World War, the finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, said. The country is still under the lockdown.

Source: The Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/06/europe-looks-past-lockdowns-as-us-and-japan-brace-for-coronavirus-trauma

All the actors related to Europe and COVID-19 now

The Ontologies are built in the system in order to build more complex searches thanks to the analysts.
Here we can see how all the entities (places, countries, people, political parties, diseases, natural disasters, topics, governmental entities…) are interconnected between them in the context of Europe and Coronavirus.

In the Ontologies view, we can find some clusters created by the analysts that are related to our search.

Also, there are interesting entities popping up, such as: Vaccination, Face Mask, Unemployment, Economic crisis, Ventilator, Patient, Casualties

Now, we know on which topics we can focus our searches.

Pie graph shows us the percentage of European countries in relation to the Coronavirus. How much were these countries mentioned with the COVID-19 in the media?

Top five countries:
Italy 17%
Germany 16%
England 15%
Spain 13%
France 11%

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In this report, you can find more visualizations as the ones above and many others generated by the Media Mining System for the following countries.

1.1 Austria
1.2 France
1.3 Greece
1.4 Italy

1.5 Spain
1.6 UK


2 Africa
2.1 Nigeria
2.2. South Africa


3. America
3.1 Brazil
3.2 USA

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