Coronavirus Goes Viral: Quantifying the COVID-19 Misinformation Epidemic on Twitter

A healthcare social media research article published in Cureus, March 12, 2020

Title
Coronavirus Goes Viral: Quantifying the COVID-19 Misinformation Epidemic on Twitter
Authors (alpha)
Afif Kraitem, Basil Karam, Cindy Traboulsi, Elie Akl, Elio Adib, Jabra Zarka, Joseph Abi Jaoude, Khalil Baddour, Molly B El Alam, Ramez Kouzy
Published
March 12, 2020
Journal
Cureus
DOI
10.7759/cureus.7255
Pubmed
32292669
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A healthcare social media research article published in Cureus, March 12, 2020

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