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Wed
14
Oct

Flattening the curve of the COVID-19 infodemic

The World Health Organization acknowledged that “The 2019-nCoV outbreak and response has been accompanied by a massive ‘infodemic’ … that makes it hard for people to find trustworthy sources and reliable guidance when they need it”. We will discuss the tools developed at QCRI to provide support towards addressing this problem and information manipulation in general in the context of social media and traditional media outlets.