Fact or Fiction: How to Spot Covid-19 Misinformation

Discussion

If I take enough vitamin c, can I prevent covid-19?  What if I drink liquid silver?  Or keep purple onions by my bed?  There is a lot of misinformation about the corona virus. In this episode, Myles breaks down some popular myths about how covid-19 is transmitted, prevented and treated.  What myths have you heard and how did you determine they were false?

To help your students produce stories about what they are experiencing, visit the Student Reporting Labs curriculum  Making Sense of Coronavirus Through Storytelling and Media Making 

Make & Share

Research project!  Find a misleading article or video online and debunk it using the tools outlined by Myles in the video.  You can demonstrate your findings in an infographic, video or presentation.