How to avoid fake news with the latest coronavirus updates

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If you feel overwhelmed by keeping up with the news cycle, you’re not alone. Although it’s important to stay up to date, access to new information 24-7 can cause anxiety and stress – and that’s before you take into account the risk of fake news and potentially dangerous misinformation.

We asked Peter Drobac, global health physician and social entrepreneur, and the Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, to curate a list of the best Twitter accounts to follow to stay informed at your own pace.

Read on for a comprehensive list of the epidemiologists, virologists, public health experts, science journalists and new outlets to rely on for accurate data, educated opinion and the latest coronavirus updates.

Medical Professionals:

Policy Leaders & Organisations:

Journalists & Media Outlets:

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