Firstpost: How heavy internet usage and poor digital literacy made India world’s top source of misinformation on COVID-19

Firstpost: How heavy internet usage and poor digital literacy made India world’s top source of misinformation on COVID-19. “‘Lemon juice up the nose will kill Coronavirus.’ ‘Keeping bundles of cloves, cardamom, camphor and mace in the pocket keeps keep Coronavirus at bay.’ ‘The COVID-19 vaccine generates magnetic properties in the human body.’ Misinformation such as the statements above and many more like these have been spread around the country repeatedly, leading India to become the biggest source of COVID-19 misinformation, as per a study published in Sage’s International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions journal.”

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