WHO tips on fighting COVID-19 misinformation

| July 5, 2021

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As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, we face the challenge of an overabundance of information related to the virus. Some of this information may be false and potentially harmful. The World Health Organization (WHO) has outlined the following steps that anyone can take to protect themselves from misinformation.

  • Assess the source.
  • Go beyond headlines.
  • Identify the author.
  • Check the date.
  • Examine the supporting evidence.
  • Check your biases.
  • Turn to factcheckers.

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