During a pandemic perhaps the only thing that spreads faster than a virus is misinformation. And like the Covid-19 pandemic itself, the harm caused by misinformation is asymmetric and much higher for poorer communities, where low levels of digital literacy and poor access to reliable information help it spread.

As we make strides towards finding a scientific solution to the worst global health crisis in 100 years one of the biggest challenges we must overcome in parallel is an infodemic that is assuming an almost equal proportion.  ..

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