Carl Bergstrom, biology faculty, was recently interviewed on an episode of NPR's All Things Considered "Troll Watch: Misinformation about the Coronavirus."
The disease caused by coronavirus has killed more than 1,500 people and has spread beyond China. But the World Health Organization says there's another threat spreading faster - false information. They've called the spread of misinformation about the disease an infodemic (ph). And we wanted to learn more about how coronavirus misinformation is spreading online, so we're going to discuss it in our regular segment Troll Watch.
Listen or read the transcript on NPR.