When it comes to COVID-19 misinformation, not all nations are the same. Some are peddling a larger variety of myths than others - and each seems to have its own personal favourite.
From political ideologies, conspiracy theories or “reopen” protests, when faced with uncertainty, we seek reassurance in the face of mortality through efforts at containment.
It's common to encounter people who are misinformed, but don't know it yet. What's the best way to talk to someone else about what they think is true?
Every day, new "alternative facts" are peddled in the public realm. But misinformation is not solely a modern problem - its origins are as old as humanity.
Anti-vaccine info online might have foreign roots and political aims.