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World Health Organization holds secretive talks with tech giants over coronavirus misinformation

World Health Organization holds secretive talks with tech giants over coronavirus misinformation

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  2. Misinformation? The tech giants? They would NEVER do that.

  3. [Here](https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/13/health/candidate-who-director-general-ethiopia-cholera-outbreaks.html) is an article from 2017 about how the current director general is accused of covering up cholera epidemics. “Misinformation” pfft.

  4. In other words “WHO meets with tech giants to discuss how to censor information for China.”

  5. One has to wonder if Facebook canceled their global event in San Francisco before or after this meeting… Watch what they do not what they say.

  6. More about how to contain information, many things that were conspiracy a month ago has become true. Its a virus that will be a pandemic and will spread around the world. Right now they are more concerned with saving financial markets. Many companies operate as thin companies and order stock only when they need it and depend on China, they will go under with the backorders even now. Tokyo will almost certainly cancel the Olympics and countries that dont have a good medical backbone will see some of the worse effects of the virus. They are in damage control mode right now as the only strategy for the virus is , contain, treat and hope for a low fatality rate.

  7. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8012237/World-Health-Organisation-holds-secretive-talks-tech-giants-coronavirus-misinformation.html) reduced by 92%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech giants spent a day in secretive talks with the World Health Organization to tackle the spread of coronavirus misinformation.

    > The 'shocking' rise in misinformation about the 2019-nCov virus has been described as an 'infodemic' by Andy Pattison from the World Health Organization.

    > The virus has had an impact on the tech industry with companies having to delay production of new products and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – the world's largest mobile conference – was cancelled outright.

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