KOMPAS.com – A number of reports decorated the Trends page throughout Thursday (13/8/2020).
Information about countries that have fallen into recession due to the corona virus pandemic dominates readers’ attention.
In addition, there is also information related to the stage 3 clinical trial process for the Covid-19 vaccine candidate in Bandung, so many people have died due to misinformation related to the corona virus.
Furthermore, it is related to the figure of Jerinx who stumbled on the “IDI Kacung WHO” case and the things he had to pay attention to regarding the announcement of the 2020 SBMPTN were also of concern to readers.
Following Trending popular news throughout Thursday (13/8/2020) to Friday (14/8/2020):
1. 10 countries that have fallen into the brink of recession
The corona virus pandemic has a wide impact on a number of sectors, especially those related to economic growth.
In fact, several countries have fallen into the brink of recession because at least two consecutive quarters of economic growth continued. The newest is England.
Britain experienced the worst recession in its economic history.
Quoting Guardian (12/8/2020), the British National Statistics Agency (OSN) reported that the gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2020 was minus 20.4 percent.
Apart from Britain which countries have fallen into the brink of recession?
Complete information regarding countries that have fallen into the brink of recession can be seen in the following news:
Britain collapsed, now 10 countries have fallen into recession
2. Development of phase 3 clinical trials for the Covid-19 vaccine candidate in Bandung
The phase 3 clinical trial of the Covid-19 vaccine candidate made by Sinovac in Bandung, West Java, continues. Starting Tuesday (11/8/2020), the candidate for the Covid-19 vaccine made by the Chinese company began to be injected into the volunteers.
Field Manager of the FK Unpad Covid-19 Vaccine Clinical Research Research Team Eddy Fadlyan said, so far there have been 21 subjects who have received clinical trials of the corona virus vaccine candidate.
According to him, the volunteers experienced a mild reaction after receiving the injection of the vaccine candidate, namely pain at the puncture site.
It takes about seven months from injection of the vaccine candidate to completion of surveillance.
Complete information regarding clinical trials of the Covid-19 vaccine candidate can be listened to in the following news:
As many as 21 volunteers have been injected with the Covid-19 vaccine candidate, what are the reactions?
3. Hundreds of people died due to Covid-19 misinformation
A study shows that at least 800 people worldwide died from misinformation related to the corona virus in the first three months of this year.
The study, published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, said that apart from the fatalities, approximately 5,800 people were hospitalized because of false information spread on social media.
Launch BBC (13/8/2020), many died from drinking methanol or alcohol-based cleaning products.
It was said that these victims had mistakenly believed that these products were a cure for the corona virus.
Complete information can be listened to in the following news:
When Hundreds of People Died due to Covid-19 Misinformation
4. Get to know the figure of Jerinx SID
The Bali Police finally officially named Superman Is Dead (SID) drummer I Gede Ari Astina or commonly known as Jerinx as a suspect on Wednesday (12/8/2020).
Jerinx was named a suspect in a case of alleged defamation of the Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI).
Now Jerinx has been detained at the Bali Police Detention Center.
More about his figure can be listened to in the following news:
Recognizing the figure of Jerinx who was appointed as a suspect in the “WHO IDI Kacung” case
5. Regarding the announcement of the 2020 SBMPTN
The announcement of the results of the 2020 State Higher Education Entrance Joint Selection (SBMPTN) is planned to be held on Friday (14/8/2020).
The schedule is ahead of what was previously planned, namely August 20, 2020.
Participants can access the SBMPTN results announcement on Friday (14/8/2020) starting at 3:00 p.m. via the LTMPT website.
Complete information about things you need to know about the 2020 SBMPTN announcement can be listened to in the following news:
Tomorrow’s SBMPTN 2020 Announcement, Pay Attention to These 3 Things
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