Misinformation about COVID-19 spreads on social media

Social media continues to be a source of widely-spread misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic.

The latest example comes from Poynter which found that contrary to popular Facebook posts, the CDA has not confirmed any mortality rate for the virus and the 0.2 percent estimate is the low end of an estimate from May.

You can read more here and be sure to check your sources when reporting on COVID-19.