Mehreen Zahra-Malik

Mehreen Zahra-Malik

@mehreenzahra

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Following4.3K

Former @Reuters correspondent. Reporter/Editor. @nytimes @guardian @WashingtonPost. Alum @UWMadison @LifeAtLums. Almost PhD. Obsessed with cats & shoes.

Islamabad, Pakistan
Joined on October 06, 2009
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @mehreenzahra and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
2 hours
Average replies
94
Average retweets
421
Average likes
1499
Tweets with photos
5 / 100
Tweets with videos
16 / 100
Tweets with links
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

33. in country Pakistan and category Personal

52. in country Pakistan and category Community

237. in country Pakistan

871. in category Personal

In Pakistan, the bizarre arrest of Mir Shakil-ur Rahman shows how media freedom is being squeezed—Govt has cut off ads payments to media houses that don’t toe the line, newspapers face distribution disruption, TV channels are taken off-air By @beenasarwar https://t.co/LIGaKb1WRf

The relief when you realise it’s not your fault

Quoted @FaheemYounus

Myth: Coronavirus is airborne Fact: No. It’s droplet Measles IS airborne. It’s R0 is 12-18. COVID’s R0 is 2-3 If it was measles like airborne, infections would’ve been in billions by now (Please don’t post links to argue; google medicine doesn’t count:) Let’s be practical

Airborne is a purist, “what if” position taken by some academics Droplet is a practical, “what is” position taken by most clinicians and the WHO When people aren’t even wearing facemasks, purist positions add min. value and max. confusion I rest my case. Believe what you like https://t.co/c9ryLjSae6

Myth: Coronavirus is airborne Fact: No. It’s droplet Measles IS airborne. It’s R0 is 12-18. COVID’s R0 is 2-3 If it was measles like airborne, infections would’ve been in billions by now (Please don’t post links to argue; google medicine doesn’t count:) Let’s be practical

Reuters
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Trump called Harvard's decision to cancel in-person classes this coming academic year ‘ridiculous,’ calling it ‘an easy way out’ https://t.co/872yDObRjV

Reuters
8 hours ago

‘We're very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools,’ President Trump said, adding that some people wanted to keep schools closed for political reasons https://t.co/ywbsTs9OgL https://t.co/KUSJrhg7M6

Alhamdollilah LHC cancels PEMRA illegal order to suspend @24NewsHD ‘s license . We will be back on air iA !

“So let mad eyes Sparkle, while behind them, The Sorrows sleep like swans.” Night.

Muhammad Anwar, caretaker of #Islamabad’s Rama Mandir compound, said the area was now a “heritage site” and worship by #Hindus was not allowed. “Sometimes people insist [they want] to offer prayers here, but we have to stop them,” Anwar said. #Pakistan https://t.co/bEbQZlizlO

Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas in #Pakistan's #Islamabad is a 16th century temple built as an ode to Ram who Hindus believe lived in here during 14 long years of exile. But guess what? Since 1947, Hindus aren't allowed to worship at the temple https://t.co/bEbQZlizlO

For centuries, Hindus came to worship at the Rama Mandir Temple in #Islamabad, built as a shrine to god Ram who Hindus believe lived in the area during 14 years of exile. But since 1947, #Hindus are no longer allowed to worship at the temple. #Pakistan https://t.co/bEbQZlizlO

Legendary folk singer Attullah Khan Essakhelvi Sahab shares a videos message late night to dismiss the rumours about his health. May Allah give you good health and long life. #attaullahkhanesakhelvi https://t.co/bcdofjD7w9

PM @ImranKhanPTI today held a video conference with Director General World Health Organization (@WHO)  @DrTedros 

While noting progress made by Pakistan in containing the spread of virus, WHO appreciated the steps taken by the Government of Pakistan in fighting #COVIDー19 https://t.co/VzWsdJMSqd

PM @ImranKhanPTI today held a video conference with Director General World Health Organization (@WHO) @DrTedros While noting progress made by Pakistan in containing the spread of virus, WHO appreciated the steps taken by the Government of Pakistan in fighting #COVIDー19 https://t.co/VzWsdJMSqd

Quoted @PakPMO

PM @ImranKhanPTI held a video conference with Director General World Health Organization (@WHO) @DrTedros today. While noting progress made by Pakistan in containing the spread of virus, WHO appreciated the steps taken by the Government of Pakistan in fighting the pandemic. https://t.co/tCESTqm1yQ

Thank you for a productive call this morning, 🇵🇰 Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI, about the #COVID19 situation in #Pakistan & globally. @WHO is glad to see that cases in 🇵🇰 have been in decline since early June & we appreciate your strong surveillance efforts to fight the pandemic. https://t.co/0EO7ZTludv

How many other people out there feel like maa baa ke duaein (parents' prayers) are getting you through life's hardest moments? When my dadi died, my first thought, so selfishly, was: who will pray for me now? The second was: who will tell me stories? This is a gratitude post ❤️

Behind every successful woman are a few offended men.

Why am I nervous to tweet the editor's letter for our series about not wanting kids? Probably because I know people, esp women, esp mothers, love to yell at me when I express this preference. Why? I'm not mad at you... https://t.co/Myx627bodU

Myth: No HIV vaccine in 35 years; so COVID vaccine is a dream Fact: HIV is different; it destroys the very cells inside of us required to generate an immune response It mutates differently & we have effective pills against HIV Relax:) COVID vaccine will be available by 2021

Authorities in a city in #China issue a warning after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague. The bubonic plague, known as the "Black Death" in the Middle Ages, is a highly infectious and often fatal disease that is spread mostly by rodents https://t.co/KBFuHZ0Z6O

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