Types, sources, and claims of COVID-19 misinformation

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This factsheet we identifies some of the main types, sources, and claims of COVID-19 misinformation seen so far. Researchers analysed a sample of 225 pieces of misinformation rated false or misleading by fact-checkers and published in English between January and the end of March 2020, drawn from a collection of fact-checks maintained by First Draft.

SOURCE: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism