2020 US Presidential Election Results Updates

On 6th November, 2020, we still find the US presidential race too close to call. Attention never swayed from the toss-up states, we are still getting updates from our correspondents on the ground and fact-checking with international news agencies.

Millions of Americans have voted earlier by mail. And the waiting game continues as there are a couple of battleground swing states still too close to call. Let’s look at some of the election updates at our newly-built virtual set as votes are still counting.

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Disinformation in the US election 2020

Trump is a prolific Twitter user. He uses the social media platform to criticise his opponents and promote his policies. Some fact-checkers and social media analysts have criticised him as a “superspreader” of misinformation.

In this week’s show, we look at how misinformation and disinformation on social media are influencing the US elections, including the rise of QAnon, its relationship with Trump, and more importantly, the responses taken by technology giants on tackling disinformation.

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Interview with AIDS expert & virologist Dr David Ho (何大一)

As Covid-19 continues to ravage societies and blight or even end the lives of many, scientists are looking for different types of therapeutic treatments to treat and prevent the coronavirus. One such initiative involves antibodies.

In this week’s show, we talked to Dr David Ho online about his recent pioneering research into using human antibodies to fight Covid-19.

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《早辰 早晨》: 想飛

【想飛】

美國太空人本肯 (Bob Behnken) 及赫利 (Doug Hurley),於本港時間昨晚凌晨兩點幾,成功降落於佛羅里達州西岸對開的墨西哥灣海面附近,是45年來第一次有美國太空人,在海上面降落。

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《早辰 早晨》: 民權領袖劉易斯逝世

【民權領袖劉易斯逝世】

美國著名非裔民權領袖兼眾議員劉易斯( John Lewis )在美國時間上星期五病逝,終年80歲。他一生以愛、和平同非暴力的原則,推動美國的人權運動。

美國政壇都紛紛悼念劉易斯的離世,包括前總統奧巴馬、民主黨眾議院議長佩洛西及前香港眾志創黨主席羅冠聰。

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