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We would like to thank Rashid et al for the original research. In an age of accessible education, this clearly formulated and comprehensive study highlights the relevance of doctors’ astute stewardship of media even in times of a pandemic.1
While commendable that the authors have acknowledged the limitation of the cross-sectional nature of their efforts, it seems to be an arbitrary selection of a data collection window of a mere 24 hours. This snapshot timing may not be representative of the true spread of themes and users. Even in the case that the authors have analysed the 14 days prior to and after this window, there lacks an elaboration of what ‘broadly representative of the volume’ means—what is the average variation in numbers? …
Contributors Both authors contributed equally to the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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