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Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Resources and Online Transition at Texas Tech University

Tracking Misinformation

Although coronavirus poses a health risk that doesn't stop misinformation about the virus. Misinformation has become so serious that the World Health Organization has characterized it as a "infodemic" in February 2020. 

We're seeing recommendations like drinking bleach (please don't) and coating your hands in oil (that won't work and everything will end up sticky) are options and they are not

Please use this page to fact check, learn more, and share with others to help with spreading accurate and timely information about COVID-19. 

Fact Checking Sources

The Infodemic

MIT Technical Review: The coronavirus is the first true social-media “infodemic”