Fake and unscientific news have the potential to cause problems for the population. These are especially serious due to the public health problems that they can cause or aggravate when they propose fake miraculous methods for the prevention or cure of diseases.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the consequences of the dissemination of false information, among others because it seriously affects the follow-up of public health protocols
The project is funded by the BBVA foundation in the context of an extraordinary call that includes 2.7 million euros to study the various facets of the COVID-19 pandemic. Link
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