Most Covid misinformation emerges from India, internet responsible for 90% of it, study says

India generates the maximum amount of misinformation on Covid-19 across the world, according to a new study.

A researcher from the University of Alberta in Canada, Md. Sayeed Al-Zaman, analysed 9,657 pieces of misinformation on coronavirus originating from 138 countries for his study.

According to the study, social media contributed to 84.94 per cent of the misinformation analysed while the internet as a whole contributed to 90.5 per cent of it.


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