What is “Infodemic” and How to spot it?

Health officials right now aren’t just having to battle an illness with no known cure or vaccine — they’re having to fight back against Internet trolls and conspiracy theorists. You’ve probably come across a piece of bad information online, and you might not even know it. Learn more by reading the following story.

Two cats are having a conversation. The one wearing glasses asks, “Did you know that people are drinking less Corona beer because of the coronavirus?” The second cat, wearing a bandanna, replies, “Actually, that’s not true. I can send you articles debunking this.” “Oh no!” says the first cat, “I’ve been telling everyone! If I got this wrong, what other lies have I spread?”

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