World: IRC warns against worrying rise of misinformation in crisis-hit states, imperiling fight against COVID-19

28 Oktober 2020
Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Mexico, Myanmar, Syrian Arab Republic, World
Source: International Rescue Committee

The IRC has noted a rise not only in misinformation – such as inaccurate health advice – but also disinformation, such as deliberately deceptive propaganda with malintent linked to the pandemic.