[News Story] A collection of COVID-19-related misinformation in Africa
Posted On April 2, 2020
The BBC’s Reality Check has published a list of health-related misinformation circulating on African social media accounts. Some of the false claims include “that inhaling steam is an effective treatment against coronavirus”, or that people are “retaliating against the Chinese community in Africa” after instances of racism against Africans where seen in the Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.
You can read the full story on the BBC website.