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How scientists’ rush to publish Covid-19 research fuels disinformation | Coda Story

Facing an urgent demand for access to the latest coronavirus research, scientists are speeding up the process of publicizing their findings, at the risk of enabling the spread of scientific misinformation.

In recent months, researchers studying the virus have increasingly opted to post their papers as soon as they are written, ahead of peer review and journal publication, to online repositories of academic articles known as “preprint servers.”

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Source: How scientists’ rush to publish Covid-19 research fuels disinformation | Coda Story

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