Misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, much information has circulated online and on social networks about COVID-19 and many Canadians have used online resources to get information on that matter. This article focuses on COVID-19 information viewed online by Canadians, in particular suspected information, information sharing, and verification strategies of information found online about COVID-19. Analysis are based on the fourth Canadian Perspectives Survey Series 4: Information sources consulted during the pandemic, (CPSS).

Issue Number: 2021001
Author(s): Garneau, Karine; Minnema, Nicole; Zossou, Clémence
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