#PODCAST: With fake news relating to the #Coronavirus making its rounds on social media, we find out the facts

By Newsbreak Producer Hoosen Ebrahim - As the number of people and countries affected by the virus have spread in the recent weeks, so have conspiracy theories and unfounded claims about it. Social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and WhatsApp have seen a number of false and misleading posts about the coronavirus virus. Experts believe that people should ensure sources of information are verified to avoid panic among the masses. SABC Digital News specialist - Tegan Bedser explains the ramifications of fake news in society...