COVID‐19 and misinformation : Is censorship of social media a remedy to the spread of medical misinformation?

EMBO Reports
Volume 21 Issue 11 5 November 2020
https://www.embopress.org/toc/14693178/current

 

Science & Society 26 October 2020 Open Access
COVID‐19 and misinformation : Is censorship of social media a remedy to the spread of medical misinformation?
Emilia Niemiec
Social media companies have resorted to censorship to suppress misinformation about the COVID‐19 pandemic. This is not the most prudent solution though given the uncertainties about the disease.