A still image from the video “A Visit to Wuhan”.

Coronavirus: how Facebook clickbait fuels a perfect storm of fake news on China’s doorstep

  • High internet penetration and poor digital literacy provide fertile ground for wild claims and misinformation in Myanmar
  • Some people in Myanmar believe false rumours that onions and alcohol are antidotes, while others rely on celebrity news pages for ‘the truth’
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A still image from the video “A Visit to Wuhan”.
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