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Conspiracy theories are spreading faster than the coronavirus. Here’s how they impact us all

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, misinformation has spread with it. Image: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Daniel Jolley

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle

Pia Lamberty

PhD Researcher in Social and Legal Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

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