“We’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic,” World Health Organisation director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on February 15. Photo: Getty Images

10 ways to spot fake news about the coronavirus pandemic before you spread it

  • It’s easy to hit ‘retweet’ on something that’s just not true, but spreading fake coronavirus news doesn’t help anyone
  • From verifying accounts to trusting your gut, here are 10 steps you can take to verify information on social media before you share it
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
“We’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic,” World Health Organisation director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on February 15. Photo: Getty Images
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