Society is increasingly turning to self-prescribed, natural solutions to prevent and combat COVID-19.
The prominence of social media in contemporary, everyday life enables ongoing exposure to information that may or may not be true. Who is to know the difference? Where people may place their trust in an unreliable source regarding such a consequentially severe topic, there is a major issue.
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*For updates on the current situation of Coronavirus in Australia, please visit: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/coronavirus-covid-19-current-situation-and-case-numbers*
– Story, videos, research and graphics produced by Courtney Deeks