How to fight an infodemic The Lancet 29 februari 2020

De censuur op sociale media is ingesteld door de WHO.

WHO’s newly launched platform aims to combat misinformation around COVID-19. John Zarocostas reports from Geneva.WHO is leading the effort to slow the spread of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. But a global epidemic of misinformation—spreading rapidly through social media platforms and other outlets—poses a serious problem for public health. “We’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic”, said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the Munich Security Conference on Feb 15.

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