Covid-19: So much information, what do we believe?

We are in an era of disinformation. The excessive amounts of information (infodemic) surrounding Covid-19 hampers an effective public health response, creates confusion and distrust among the public. Photo:AFP

We live in an age where there is a 24-hours news cycle: we have all the information about the world in the palm of our hands, 24/7.

One could reasonably expect that we would be wiser with all this news and information.

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