Coronavirus Fact Check#1: Viral outbreak: Fake news spreads in SA in tandem with Covid-19

With a third of the world’s population locked down in their homes, and with wide access to smartphones, in an atmosphere where people are desperate for information, fake news is everywhere. In South Africa, smartphones are abuzz with WhatsApp-ed claims about the coronavirus. They should be greeted with great scepticism....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Tuesday, 31 March