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Panic and rumours show how Hong Kong gov’t lost credibility long before the coronavirus arrived

By Ocean Salazar and Marcos Moschovidis Widespread “fake news” about the recent coronavirus outbreak, ranging from reports about escaped Chinese bioweapons to mass cremations in Wuhan, are becoming increasingly rampant. Unverified videos, origin-free photos, and other misleading media sources are quickly believed by a wide portion of the public and create an atmosphere of uncertainty […]