Several thousand online accounts are posting similar messages about the coronavirus, according to a report prepared for the US State Department’s Global Engagement Centre. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: Russia pushing fake news about US using outbreak to ‘wage economic war’ on China, officials say

  • Thousands of Russia-linked social media accounts allegedly spreading alarm and disrupting global efforts to fight epidemic
  • Campaign promotes unfounded conspiracy theories that US is behind Covid-19 outbreak
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Several thousand online accounts are posting similar messages about the coronavirus, according to a report prepared for the US State Department’s Global Engagement Centre. Photo: Shutterstock
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