SMEX | COVID-19 Fake News in Lebanon: Who Is Responsible?

Launch Project

— An article tackling the chaos of COVID-19 misinformation in Lebanon

شرطي سير بجانب باص يحمل مسافرين بعد وصولهم إلى مطار رفيق الحريري في بيروت، لبنان (أ ب)

The advent of COVID-19 (known locally as the coronavirus) in Lebanon last February has further deepened existing divisions within certain cities and villages: communities were either branded “epicentres” of the COVID-19 outbreak, or residents were considered blessed to have genetic and/or layered immunity against the virus.