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CBS news use footage of ‘worst hit’ hospital in Italy while describing New York Coronavirus outbreak

CBS News is under fire for using footage of the “worst hit” hospital in Bergamo, Italy to illustrate a report about the coronavirus outbreak in New York.

The comparison clip shows a Sky News report from March 22nd in which the reporter states, “This is the main hospital in Bergamo in Lombardy province,” describing it as “the most hard hit of hospitals.”

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New York Health officials told residents to congregate in large crowds in defiance of Coronavirus

Back in February, health officials in New York told residents to congregate in huge crowds in “defiance” of coronavirus, a move that could have exposed thousands of people to COVID-19.

New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot posted a tweet on February 9 urging citizens to flock to Chinatown in large numbers to celebrate the lunar new year while suggesting that advice to avoid crowds was “misinformation.”

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