Coronavirus misinformation

Coronavirus misinformation

There have been many misleading narratives about coronavirus being shared online. Units across government are working to combat false information and ensuring the public has the correct material to protect themselves and save lives.  This includes encouraging people to follow the correct expert medical advice and ensuring the correct information is shared through reliable sources.

The Centre for Countering Digital Hate has created this useful infographic below, explaining what to do if you see COVID-19 misinformation. You can also read the government’s full response here:  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-aid-to-tackle-global-spread-of-coronavirus-fake-news

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