National Geographic: Pandemic myths are all over social media—and they’re dangerous for kids

National Geographic: Pandemic myths are all over social media—and they’re dangerous for kids. “After Stephanie Africk handed her daughter a mask while leaving their Boston home, she was stunned to hear what her 13-year-old had to say: ‘Masks don’t work, and kids don’t even get COVID.’ The position went against science—and everything her family had discussed. Where’d the teen get this information? Social media. ‘She got the information—or misinformation—from someone on TikTok who she respects and believes.'”

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