As the virus continues to sweep across the world, we have put together essential resources for those interested in tackling the coronavirus infodemic. On this page, you can find information on what the online platforms are doing to combat coronavirus mis and disinformation. In addition, you can find content on the narratives, trends, and strategies defining the infodemic, whether that’s via our weekly Disinfo Updates or research.

This page will be updated regularly.

Please reach out to us at info@disinfo.eu in case you there’s something you think we should feature.

 

As the virus swept across the world, we decided to zoom into the narratives defining what the WHO term as “the infodemic”. Based on our monitoring of independently fact-checked disinformation from France, Italy, and Spain, we have been able to draw trends from the content, such as the strategies and platforms used to disinform.

Highlights

Online Platforms' responses to the infodemic

Governmental Initiatives tackling the infodemic

Fact-checking

Investigative Research

Insights

Tools free to use

Impact of the Infodemic

Covid-19 was created in a laboratory 

  •  A Le Monde article highlights how 26% of French people polled by IFOP survey for the Jean-Jaurès Foundation and Conspiracy Watch believe that SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the current pandemic, was created by man.

5G & Covid-19

Chloroquine as a cure

Societal effects