Meeting COVID-19 Misinformation and Disinformation Head-On
Sell, T.K. (2022). Meeting COVID-19 Misinformation and Disinformation Head-On. Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.
This document provides answers to questions related to COVID-19 misinformation (unwittingly inaccurate claims) and disinformation (deliberately inaccurate claims). Topics covered include common threads in mis- and disinformation, treating the infodemic as a matter of national security, social media platforms’ role in combatting inaccuracies, and how to identify them.