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Home Health News How misinformation undermines Australia's COVID-19 response - News-Medical.Net

How misinformation undermines Australia’s COVID-19 response – News-Medical.Net

The current global climate of misinformation and myths about the origin, cure of, and measures required to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic has mired public acceptance of and compliance with governmental interventions and personal precautions.
Now, a new study published in the preprint server medRxiv* in August 2020 examines the prevalence of and reasons for such beliefs in several Australian communities.
The Problem with Misinformation
False information is not hindered by the need for accurac…

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