To reduce the spread of misinformation, we’re busting the top medical myths.
The COVID-19 pandemic is accompanied by what the World Health Organisation describes as an “infodemic” – misinformation, disinformation, conspiracy theories, and even myths.
To reduce the spread of misinformation, we asked ANU Associate Professor of Medicine and Infectious Disease Sanjaya Senanayake to explain what the science says in response to the top myths about COVID-19 that are circulating online.
You can read the whole English article here.
- People in Australia must stay at least 1.5 metres away from others. Find out what restrictions are in place for your state or territory: https://www.sbs.com.au/language/english/how-australia-s-states-and-territories-are-relaxing-coronavirus-restrictions
- Testing for coronavirus is now widely available across Australia. If you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms, arrange a test by calling your doctor or contact the Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.
- The Federal Government's coronavirus tracing app COVIDSafe is available for download from your phone's app store.
- SBS is committed to informing Australia’s diverse communities about the latest COVID-19 developments. News and information is available in 63 languages at sbs.com.au/coronavirus