Researchers found that both Kenyans and South Africans have a broadly negative view of China, possibly amplified by the pandemic.
Two pharmacists involved in COVID-19 vaccine preparation explain the role pharmacists are poised to play in expanding vaccine access.
Implausible theories give believers control over a puzzling and threatening world.
It's not just bots which spread misinformation on social media.
Independent community publishers are helping to restore trust in journalism - but they need support.
Conspiracy theories about mobile phone technology have been circulating since the 1990s and the imagined potential of radio waves to remote control a population.
Instead of debunking false claims, psychology shows promoting the facts is a more effective way to fight the spread of misinformation.
Conspiracy theories about COVID-19, such as those advanced in the video 'Plandemic,' tend to pull from the same playbook. Recognizing that can help keep you from falling for this kind of thinking.
Framing the fight against coronavirus as a spiritual war may stem from a shared sense of discomfort about an adversary without discernible conscience; an impersonal demon.
The conspiracy theory that Covid-19 was created in a laboratory has been widely reported, yet there is no evidence to support it. Why such theories thrive can easily be explained, however.
PODCAST: We explore the strange interpretations of where the coronavirus came from and why people are drawn to them in the final episode of The Anthill's Expert guide to conspiracy theories.
Rural America has special problems as it copes with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Comparing death tolls between COVID-19 and the flu is the wrong way to gauge which disease is a bigger threat, according to researchers who study how people understand math.
As if attacks on health workers weren't upsetting enough, reports indicate broadband engineers are now also being abused - as conspiracy theorists link 5G technology with to COVID-19's spread.
Social media analysts are seeing some alarming trends on Twitter, Facebook and other platforms as the new coronavirus spreads.
Gullibility, cynicism, pride, closed mindedness, negligence and wishful thinking. If you can use any of these to describe your reasoning, it's likely you're committing a sin of thought.
The economic fallout from COVID-19 will likely harm new workers in distinct ways with long-term effects, three economists say.
Scott Morrison will unveil a $1.1 billion package to make Medicare telehealth services available during the coronavirus pandemic and to support mental health, domestic violence and community services.
According to Google Trends, the top globally trending topic this week is 'orthohantavirus', as spurious sites claim it's next pandemic on the horizon. The claim is baseless.
After two decades of constant turmoil, is it anyone wonder people are struggling to manage their behaviour in the fight against coronavirus?