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Fake News and Misinformation

How to Recognize Credible Coronavirus Information

See more of this comic at NPR - stop fake news (with cats!).

"So like a virus, we need to do our part in flattening the curve of misinformation right now!" says Glasses Cat. Below is an example of how misinformation could spread to cause real world consequences. A tweet saying "if you can hold your breath without coughing, you're not infected" gets passed to several cats, one who decides to go outside and another who decides not to seek medical attention.

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