Turks protecting their cars against hail (A video) and other not-funny news roundup

Akşamdan beri gülüyorum, bu ne hoş manyak bir videodur: pic.twitter.com/unESiKwRmx — Hasan Harmancı (@hasanharmancc) October 9, 2020   Istanbulites brace for hail with blankets, rugs, cardboards Duvar English by Azra Ceylan / Istanbulites and residents of western Turkey braced for an expected strong hail on Oct. 8, covering their vehicles with materials that would provide protection. While … Read more

A lost generation: “‘1 million children in Turkey in the hands of Islamic sects’

‘1 million children in Turkey in the hands of Islamic sects’   Should sects in Turkey be closed down? Dr. Esengül Balcı, who researches Islamic sects in Turkey, says that 1 million children are in the hands of sects that target children from poor families who cannot afford education. Turkey tests first indigenous flying car ‘Cezeri’ Turkey’s … Read more

The minister admits Turkey on ‘second peak’ of #Covid-19 as Ankara becomes new outbreak center

Minister: Turkey on ‘second peak’ of Covid-19, Ankara becomes new outbreak center Bianet :: English The Ministry of Health has reported 1,596 new coronavirus cases and 45 days for the past 24 hours as the number of infected health workers nears 30,000. Street weddings, large gatherings banned in all Turkish provinces Duvar English Street weddings and large … Read more

Turkey’s Covid-19 cases are as high as two months ago and “wedding inspectors” are part of new measures (!)

Turkey reports highest daily Covid-19 cases in more than two months Bianet :: English The number of active cases and “seriously ill patients” continues to increase as well. Istanbul restricts indoor ceremonies as COVID-19 cases, deaths rise Authorities in Istanbul announced curbs on weddings and other ceremonies in Turkey’s largest city on Aug. 29 as the number … Read more

Turkey’s official Covid-19 data seemed to become less reliable as confirmed cases above 1,000 again…

Turkey’s new COVID-19 cases remain above 1,000 for third day | Ahval Turkey’s daily confirmed COVID-19 cases remained over 1,000 for a third consecutive day, according… Turkey reports highest new Covid-19 cases in a month Bianet :: English Daily cases have exceeded 1,000 following the four-day Eid al-Adha holiday. Turkey records spike in new Covid-19 cases … Read more

A Covid-19 and Misinformation literature review

The SSRC and MediaWell are pleased to announce a new publication today from Kate Starbird, Emma S. Spiro and Kolina Koltai. Misinformation, Crisis, and Public Health—Reviewing the Literature The collision between a global pandemic and a world with global connectivity may be unprecedented, but scientists have a long tradition of trying to understand how societies … Read more

#Coronavirus updates: “Turkey’s Coronavirus Death Toll Surge to 108 as 1,704 New Cases Confirmed

  Turkey’s Coronavirus Death Toll Surge to 108 as 1,704 New Cases Confirmed Bianet :: English Total number of the cases have increased to 7,402 while 16 people died of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to three-digit numbers. Turkey’s Coronavirus Death Toll Jumps to 92 as Health Minister Advises Quarantine Bianet … Read more