Posted by: brr0603 | August 19, 2020

How to Spot Fake News: COVID-19 Edition

Another post in the YOUR HEALTH® Radio COVID-19 Series

Eckert, A.., Higgins, D., & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2020). Image ID 23311, Retrieved 02/21/2020, from:

To fight the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic*, it is important to recognize and fight misinformation.

* A pandemic is “an epidemic occurring worldwide, or over a very wide area, crossing international boundaries and usually affecting a large number of people” (World Health Organization)

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Contributed by Barbara Rochen Renner, PhD, one of the librarians at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library.


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