Pandemic Conspiracies And Rumours Have Killed Over 800 People, Study Shows

The global global misinformation dubbed infodemic – an oversupply of information, carrying with it fake news, rumours, and conspiracy theories has put people in harm's way. Bad ideas and poor advice, shared amongst friends, family, and total strangers alike.

Publisher: ScienceAlert | Author: Peter Dockrill

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misinformation
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-08-13 (Modified: 2021-09-20)

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