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Study: Online Fake News Could Hamper Disease Control Efforts.

: 02/14/2020 - 12:23

Researchers have found the rise of fake news online could hamper efforts to control disease outbreaks.

They found people are more likely to share bad health advice on social media, than information from trusted sources.

The team at the University of East Anglia suggest more needs to be done to prevent harmful information going viral.

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