RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The new coronavirus pandemic is terrifying the world. On Thursday, March 12th, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that the number of cases has exceeded 124,000 and that the disease has already been detected in at least 118 countries and territories.
Needless to say, the magnitude of this event is being matched by a great deal of disinformation. Below are some instances of false information on the subject.
In India, a politician in the ruling Bharatiya Janata party (the same as Prime Minister Narendra Modi) told the press that people could use . . .