How Covid gives birth to conspiracy theories

Russ Grayson
Apr 13, 2020 · 7 min read

I’m surprised when I see friends and colleagues reposting dubious claims about the coronavirus and the 5G network on social media. They are people who I know are otherwise rational, skeptical, questioning humans. So why do they fall for the 5G-virus story?

Then there’s the case of the celebrity chef and his amazing machine. It cures Covid19. This might sound like a rather ambitious…