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Dispelling COVID-19 Myths
According to The World Health Organization COVID-19 has been accompanied by an "INFODEMIC" which they describe as an “overabundance” of information that makes it difficult for people to identify truthful and trustworthy sources from false or misleading ones. The following websites help separate COVID-19 fact from fiction.
WHO COVID-19 Myth busters
The World Health Organization Myth Busters address 14 widespread myths about COVID-19.
Snopes is a well-regarded website that fact-checks claims found on the internet. It is currently fact checking many inaccurate claims made regarding COVID-19.
Touro College COVID-19 Updates
The following are official websites from the World Health Organization, federal agencies, and NYC-area governments providing information related to COVID-19: