How fake news complicates India's war on Covid-19

Published on Oct 13, 2020

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Were you buried under a pile of fake news in the coronavirus pandemic? India’s problem of misinformation has only transformed into a greater challenge, one that misleads people about the coronavirus pandemic. And yes, the reuse in fake news can be narrowed down to the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the virus in India. According to BOOM, 35 per cent of false and misleading claims were made through videos. Still having a hard time figuring out what you can do to de-clutter this immense load of fake news? Share your story of combating a piece of false claims and get a chance to feature in our series Verify Karo.

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