Covid-19: Ukraine struggles to debunk fake virus news

Members of the city commission to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vote during a meeting via Zoom video link in Lviv, Ukraine. Disinformation usually begins with a post on Facebook which is then shared over Telegram or Viber, two online messengers popular in Ukraine. — Reuters

KIEV: The water service in Odessa, a port city in southern Ukraine, was suddenly overrun this week with calls from worried residents with a peculiar concern.

Were officials really planning to run an antiseptic solution through the city's taps instead of water?

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