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Viral Facts Africa initiative to combat dangerous health misinformation
coronavirus

Viral Facts Africa initiative to combat dangerous health misinformation

Tracking the focus of misinformation circulating on social media is difficult, but African fact-checking organizations say they have debunked more than 1300 misleading reports since the onset of the pandemic.
World Health Organization
By WHO
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Youth

‘Misinformation can be deadly’

— Kamva Namba (South Africa)
#DontGoViral: UNESCO and i4Policy campaign crowdsources local content to combat the Infodemic
coronavirus

UN, news organizations and artists fight against COVID-19 fake news

As COVID-19 spreads, so do fake news, conspiracy theories and doctored pictures and videos. Left unchecked, most of it is harmful and could lead to people ultimately losing their lives
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