COVID-19: How do we contain the spread of disinformation on digital platforms?

[ITU] In times of crisis when confronted by new, inadequately understood threats, rumours and conspiracy theories are quickly born and quickly multiply.

In our history, disinformation and misinformation has played a chilling role in contributing to conflicts like the First and Second World Wars, the 1990s Balkans conflict, and in recent deadly natural disasters. This is not a new dynamic.

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