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Research suggests UK public can spot fake news about COVID-19, but don't realise the UK's death toll is far higher than in many other countries

Cushion, Stephen, Soo, Nikki, Kyriakidou, Maria and Morani, Marina (2020) Research suggests UK public can spot fake news about COVID-19, but don't realise the UK's death toll is far higher than in many other countries. LSE COVID-19 Blog (28 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

How much does the British public know about the pandemic? Stephen Cushion, Nikki Soo, Maria Kyriakidou and Marina Morani (Cardiff University) sampled 200 people and found that while there is widespread rejection of the 5G conspiracy theory, many people do not realise the UK death rate is far higher than in other countries.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: School of Public Policy
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Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 01 May 2020 15:45
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2020 23:31
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104219

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