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Why People Believe Covid-19 Conspiracies

PUBLISHED: Sun, 19 Jul 2020 16:27:08 GMT

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Scientists have been studying Covid-19 in real-time as the world collectively goes through a traumatic, world-changing event. It’s killed more than half a million people and we still don’t have all the answers.

As a result, conspiracy theories have spread alongside the virus. And for companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter, longstanding questions about how they should handle misinformation on their platforms have never been more relevant.

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