Africa: Busting Coronavirus Myths Takes More Than Science – Lessons From an AIDS Study

[The Conversation Africa] The coronavirus pandemic is accompanied by what the World Health Organisation describes as an "infodemic" – misinformation, disinformation or conspiracy theories: "coronavirus myths". These circulate on social media and are further disseminated by influencers, the click-bait infotainment "penny dreadfuls" of the internet, mainstream media which repeat them for audiences to shake their heads at the apparent credulity of others, and some world leaders.Read the Original Article