Solomon Times: Social Media “Bullshit” Threatens Control of COVID-19 Outbreak in PNG

Solomon Times: Social Media “Bullshit” Threatens Control of COVID-19 Outbreak in PNG. “Misinformation and lack of trust in authority is so widespread in [Papua New Guinea] that social media questions and vilifies the country’s most experienced doctors and scientists. Even the PNG National Pandemic Controller, David Manning, was accused of peddling a hoax when he confirmed the MP for Open Kerema, 53-year old Richard Mendani, had died from COVID-19 at the weekend.”

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