The Brief: #AskReuters is a hashtag for Twitter users to share their Coronavirus questions with in hopes of receiving updates on the outbreak and professional medical responses.


On March 25, The international news organization, Reuters is giving Twitter users the opportunity to #AskReuters questions on the current pandemic. The hashtag acts like an open forum where hundreds of people can ask Reuter’s journalists and healthcare experts lingering questions on the Coronavirus outbreak and its global effects.

The platform’s highly-esteemed journalists had a live discussion with media professionals in which Twitter users could apply #AskReuters in their Tweets to get direct responses from many healthcare employees and physicians. The hashtag is still active and people are getting their answers from other Twitter users who work in healthcare and/or are doctors currently battling the Coronavirus.