Finger of blame points at the "Pandemic of Peace"
Researchers believe they may have found the answer to why there has been a significant drop in the number of terrorist incidents advertised in the media.
"We think that the reason may be two-fold," explained Professor Ferguson of the Imperial College's Flat Earth Institute - famed for producing the ground-breaking math that recently proved the Flat Earth Theory correct beyond reasonable thought.
"and according to our ten minutes of exhaustive research, both spring from the influence of COVID19."
"Let's all cheer up a bit!"