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  • after spending 16 days in the hospital with about of co vid 19 Angie Doubt of North Carolina made it her mission toe warn skeptics in her rural community of the viruses dangers.

  • But she quickly found her posts on Facebook sparked a heated response, with users insisting the coronavirus was a quote hoax and that it was their constitutional right not to wear a mask.

  • I just wanted people to understand it's not just a virus, it's not the flu.

  • It's can have lifetime repercussions.

  • Checking my put my oxygen Dowd still struggles to breathe normally.

  • Three months later, she checks her blood oxygen levels frequently, just as she has become frustrated by her efforts to combat false information about co vid 19.

  • So to have exp Burt's, including the World Health Organization, which earlier this year deemed the problem an info.

  • Dem IQ in the US The problem has been exacerbated by the presidential election, according to Jevon West, director of the Center for an Informed Public at the University of Washington, who told Reuters, bad actors and influencers are often behind falsehoods and conspiracy theories going viral, and I'm not just talking about political leaders, I'm talking about some of the hyper partisan news environments in which we live, where they sort of amplify things that they see, you know, picking up speed on social media.

  • But a recent study by Cornell University found that the key figure fanning the flames of misinformation around Cove in 19 is the president of the United States.

  • Their survey of 38 million articles found that Trump accounted for nearly 38% of overall misinformation conversation In its study.

  • At a recent rally in North Carolina, Trump said that the pandemic is rounding the corner even as the U.

  • S experienced nearly half a million new cases in just one week.

  • All you hear is cov cov cov cov no cov cov cov, cov.

  • That's all they put on because they want to scare the hell out of everyone.

  • In March, U.

  • S technology companies including Facebook, Google and Twitter announced they are working to quell misinformation about the coronavirus on their platforms, labeling posts that are misleading.

  • As for Dowd, she continues to share her struggles on social media in hopes of inspiring people to take precautions, and said it angers her to hear Trump, whom she supported in 2016.

  • Downplay the virus.

  • I mean, I can't tell you the last thing I actually felt great and happy.

  • And, you know, I don't know if I'll ever be healthy again.

  • While she has officially changed her political affiliation from Republican to independent over her treatment online, she still plans to vote for Trump in the election due to his anti abortion stance.

after spending 16 days in the hospital with about of co vid 19 Angie Doubt of North Carolina made it her mission toe warn skeptics in her rural community of the viruses dangers.

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A COVID-19 survivor's battle with the 'infodemic'

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