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Why haven't the media

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Ffsnosexallowed · 06/03/2020 07:22

Had any reports from /interviews with folk who've had cv and gotten better? I haven't seen anyone saying, I had cv, I felt like this, it lasted about this long and now I feel better. Or have I missed them??

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Eropsawlkasd23455 · 06/03/2020 07:24

There was one in the daily mail and also on BBC a few days ago, he described the hell he went through whilst poorly!

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Funkycats · 06/03/2020 07:24

I think there was one in the daily fail yesterday.

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edgewater · 06/03/2020 07:25

There was a British guy on good morning Britain this week. He’s in Wuhan.

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maxiflump1 · 06/03/2020 07:27

There's an account from a Brit living in China on the BBC app this morning.

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implantsandaDyson · 06/03/2020 07:27

I would assume they want to have a level of privacy with regards to their health - most people do. They don't want their name googled, their children, their other family members bothered, talked about. You just have to look at some of the posts on some threads on here to see why people would rather not have their name in the public realm.

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Ffsnosexallowed · 06/03/2020 07:28

So I've just missed them then

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ChipsAreLife · 06/03/2020 07:32

The guy in the daily mail refused antibiotics... he decides to use natural remedies in case he ever 'really needs them'.

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cz123 · 06/03/2020 07:32

Patient confidentiality! You can't name people and you can't force people to come forward. Quite a stressful time, I wouldn't want to be pestered by the media for the sake of the curious public either. Is it not enough that the Chief Medical officer cites that the majority of people with have mild flu-like symptoms? That is pretty descriptive.

However this guy did - www.bbc.com/news/uk-51459210

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BackInTime · 06/03/2020 07:33

I have wondered this too OP, particularly as there have now been so many cases in Italy and no reports from sufferers or medical staff of what they experienced. Usually people are keen to tell their stories and media are very keen to hear it.

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Ffsnosexallowed · 06/03/2020 07:35

I'm not suggesting that people are forced to give their stories, but given how folk seem to jump at the chance of doing sad faced stories over the littlest thing I'm surprised more haven't appeared (not talking about just UK cases)

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SoloMummy · 06/03/2020 07:38

There was one in my news feed from the sun.

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RoseAndRose · 06/03/2020 07:38

Only 18 people in Britain have been confirmed as recovered.

I dare say that as number of those getting better rises, there will be some who are happy to be interviewed.

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fairydustandpixies · 06/03/2020 07:43

There were a couple on the 'Tonight' programme on ITV last night.

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crazydiamond222 · 06/03/2020 07:54

I found a positive experience of mild coronavirus here. It would be nice to hear about a few more 'mild' cases
www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/02/28/i-have-coronavirus-so-far-it-isnt-that-bad/

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SD1978 · 06/03/2020 07:55

Because that wouldn't fuel the ridiculous hysteria. I wish they could be sued for the fewr mongering and ridiculousness they have and continue to cause.

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noblegiraffe · 06/03/2020 07:59

There was one on Radio 4 last night.

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Topseyt · 06/03/2020 08:02

The media only want to hear of people getting terribly ill and maybe dying as that is what sells newspapers etc.

A story about someone picking up a virus and getting better is too much of a mundane event.

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hoovermyrug · 06/03/2020 08:46

Weird. I think they are preventing reports. Did you see the US in the daily mail? 4 very unwell men.

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