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Disinfo As A Public Health Crisis: The Parallels Between COVID-19 Misinformation And The 2019 Measles Outbreak

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In March 2020, a deliberate misinformation campaign spread fear among the American public by propagating the false story that a nationwide quarantine to contain the coronavirus pandemic was imminent.


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Doctors Struggle To Learn If, And How, COVID Affects The Brain

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Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, there is still much we don’t know about the disease. But doctors around the world are racing to examine worrying reports of COVID-19 affecting the brain. Individual reports have shown strokes, brain swelling, and general brain damage occurring in patients with the disease, raising a serious question: Are the… Read More