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Month: February 2020

Covid-19: Online misinformation and fake news

Covid-19: Online misinformation and fake news

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad was recently reported to have said that we were not only facing the (Novel 2019 Coronavirus) “virus”, but also the “viral” of fake news and information. The statement was issued following a viral message that claimed a prisoner had died from the coronavirus after eating a mandarin orange. Not only has the coronavirus spread like wildfire, so too has misinformation about it especially online. The fake news and misinformation of the virus come…

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