The Staggering Scope of the Global Coronavirus Misinformation Epidemic

Scientists identified more than 2,000 false claims about Covid-19 in circulation

At the end of March, shortly after the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic, the United Nations warned of another looming global threat. Humanity’s common enemy, said UN Secretary-General Antonio…



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Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.