Coronavirus Rumor Mill Rampant With Bogus News
Steven Taylor, PhD, professor, clinical psychologist, University of British Columbia, Canada; author, The Psychology of Pandemics: Preparing for the Next Global Outbreak of Infectious Disease.
Mary Minow, JD, library law consultant and affiliate of Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.
Marty Puranik, cybersecurity expert; co-founder, Atlantic.Net internet provider.
Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, director, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, director-general, World Health Organization.
Jeff Chertack, senior program officer, Global Health Communications, Global Policy & Advocacy, Gates Foundation.
Foreign Policy: “Don’t Blame Bat Soup for the Wuhan Virus.”
Cnet.com: “Coronavirus fact check: How to spot fake reports about the mysterious disease.”
New York: “QAnon Influencers Are Encouraging Their Followers to Drink Bleach to Stave Off Coronavirus.”
FDA.gov: “FDA warns consumers about the dangerous and potentially life threatening side effects of Miracle Mineral Solution.”
Scmp.com: “If the new coronavirus doesn’t get you in Malaysia, fake, racist news about it might.”
CDC.gov: “Frequently Asked Questions and Answers.”
World Health Organization: “Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) advice for the public: Myth busters.”