Infodemic: Coronavirus and the fake news pandemic

Infodemic: Coronavirus and the fake news pandemic

As the coronavirus spreads, so does an infodemic of misinformation. Researchers across the world are attempting to understand the viral power of fake news, collecting data and building models that could suggest methods for countering its spread. This film explores what makes misinformation so potent, the impact it can have on the spread of disease, and how it might be stopped.

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Originally posted 2020-05-09 11:51:45.