The New England Journal of Medicine

The COVID-19 Infodemic — Applying the Epidemiologic Model to Counter Misinformation

The authors of this article believe that, “the intertwining spreads of the [COVID-19] virus and of misinformation and disinformation require an approach to counteracting deceptions and misconceptions that parallels epidemiologic models by focusing on three elements: real-time surveillance, accurate diagnosis, and rapid response.”

Source: The COVID-19 Infodemic — Applying the Epidemiologic Model to Counter Misinformation