I’ve been lied about and others get death threats. Covid has shown the power of misinformation (The Guardian)

The Guardian: I’ve been lied about and others get death threats. Covid has shown the power of misinformation. “One of the most unpredictable aspects of the past two years, and one of the most disheartening, has been the rise of widespread misinformation. The line between facts and lies has disintegrated. Years of experience in infectious disease control and a doctorate or medical degree quickly became equivalent to the influencer on YouTube or Facebook who has garnered hundreds of thousands of followers by promoting exciting-but-untrue ‘facts’.”

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