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Disinformation and Disease: Social Media and the Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The proliferation of disinformation online amidst the DRC’s outbreak of the Ebola virus is a serious threat to global health.

Efforts to curb bad information and conspiracy theories on social media about the disease and other health issues have been no more successful in health than in other contexts. Read this blog post to learn more.

Source: Council on Foreign Relations

Date of Publication: April 10, 2020