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Question HL8872: tabled on 7 October 2020 and due for answer by 21 October 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the human cost of misinformation spread by social media during the COVID-19 pandemic; and what estimate they have made, if any, of the number of people who did not follow public health guidance as a result of social media posts which shared misinformation about the pandemic who subsequently required treatment for COVID-19.
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