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A look at the state of misinformation about COVID-19 in Canada

Updated: Oct 24, 2022

by Heloise Chapuis, Science & Policy Exchange (SPE)

More than 2 years into the pandemic, and as countries, including Canada, progressively begin to loosen public health measures, unfortunately, misinformation is still very much present online.

In 2021, SPE held a public forum involving experts in science communication and information literacy in an effort to promote meaningful discourse between stakeholders on health misinformation issues supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The report published by SPE highlighted the extent to which health misinformation surrounding sanitary contexts imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and how this has impacted Canadian society as well as global public health.

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