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These are false cures and fake preventative measures against coronavirus. Help fact-checkers spread the word | Poynter

By Cristina Tardáguila
February 13, 2020

In the midst of a health crisis such as the one generated by the coronavirus 2019, those who have correct information on how to avoid contagion and how to take care of an eventual contamination are more protected.

But in the world of false news, it’s getting increasingly difficult to be well-informed.

Over the past three weeks, the #CoronaVirusFacts / #DatosCoronaVirus alliance, which brings together more than 90 fact-checkers from 39 countries under the coordination of the International Fact-Checking Network, has published a total of 398 checks about the lethal virus. In this list, there are dozens of fact-checks about false ways to prevent and/or cure the coronavirus 2019.

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Source: These are false cures and fake preventative measures against coronavirus. Help fact-checkers spread the word | Poynter

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