How to fight the COVID-19 infodemic: lessons from 3 Asian countries (World Economic Forum)

World Economic Forum: How to fight the COVID-19 infodemic: lessons from 3 Asian countries. “What makes the current pandemic more dangerous than any before is that the spread of rumours and false information on the internet is even faster than that of the coronavirus itself. Sylvie Briand, director of the WHO’s Infectious Hazard Management department, could not have better emphasized the need for governments to battle this parallel yet more vicious outbreak – that of the ‘infodemic’, or information epidemic.”