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Tackling coronavirus disinformation: Getting The Facts Right

European Commission
Summary
The coronavirus pandemic has been accompanied by a massive wave of false and misleading information, attempts by foreign actors to influence domestic debates in the EU, breeding on the fertile ground of people’s most basic anxieties and the rapidly changing news cycle. Misleading healthcare information, dangerous hoaxes with false claims conspiracy theories and consumer fraud endanger public health.

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Authors: European Commission
Year of publication: 2021
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Content type:  Guidance
Areas of work: Social science
Region: Global

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