Misinformation: An age old problem or a global threat to health

September 5, 2020 10:15 - 11:45

Location: Euroscience Virtual Room


Earlier this year WHO announced that we were in the grip of an infodemic. Research suggests that misinformation is a growing problem and a global threat to health. Others would argue that it is not a bigger problem, but that it is simply more visible. In this session we hear from three speakers whose work cuts across trust, truth, news, and user-centred design to hear their perspectives, and discuss what the health and research sector should do to step-up to this challenge.

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