Psychology & Psychiatry

Stemming the spread of misinformation on social media

The bad news, not that anyone needs more of it: The dangers of COVID-19 could worsen if misinformation on social media continues to spread unchecked. Essentially, what people choose to share on social media about the pandemic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asia cracks down on virus 'fake news'

Hundreds of people have been arrested across Asia for posting purported false coronavirus information, according to an AFP investigation, deepening concerns that growing government efforts to combat "fake news" will target ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swiss 'hackathon' seeks new paths in virus battle

More than 5,000 people took part over the weekend in a virtual "hackathon" in Switzerland to generate fresh ideas for how to deal with and combat COVID-19, organisers said Monday.

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