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COVID-19 health information

Recognizing and avoiding misinformation and disinformation

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Particularly given how little is known about the coronavirus in the first place, it's no surprise that recognizing facts from misleading information is such a challenge.  The resources on this page offer you some strategies to help you recognize factual information, and separate it out from more questionable information.

World Health Organization Mythbusters page

NewsGard Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center

Sifting Through the Coronavirus Pandemic (Mike Caulfield)

Further resources for evaluating health information

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