Friday, April 3, 2020

COVID #13 of 15 -- Credible sources, Myth Busting

UPDATED 4.3.2020

This post updates information from the #8 of 8 posts in March 2020... Myth Busting


List of Myth Busters about the virus from WHO

Critical thinking "cheatsheet" from Global Digital Citizen Foundation

SIFT System

My motto is "Always SIFT through online claims." 
Next is a great link explaining the acronym SIFT:
Investigate the source.
Find better coverage.
Trace claims, quotes, and media to the original context."

Wired article "The Ibuprofen debate reveals the danger of COVID-19 rumors" by Maryn McKenna

SIFT before sharing.
Share Facts, not fear.
Don't be a Covidiot...

Please note the links are for general information purposes only and my comments/summaries are not tax/business/legal/medical advice. Please consult your own resources for advice that best suits your individual situation.

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