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As COVID-19 spreads, so does misinformation

Sociologist Emma Spiro tracks the sources of coronavirus rumors, from information voids to information overload.

Emma Spiro, a sociologist at the University of Washington and co-founder of the new Center for an Informed Public, a research group focused on how misinformation proliferates. Courtesy of Emma Spiro.

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