Covid-19: pandemic of hoaxes
Covid-19 has unleashed another pandemic, a pandemic of hoaxes. Disinformation about prevention, infection, treatment, and vaccination against Covid-19 is contagious and has consequences for both individual and public health. Why are we so vulnerable to hoaxes? Should we believe everyone in a lab coat? How should treat those who send misinformation? How can we immunize ourselves against the virus that attacks our information network?