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Friday, October 25th, 2024

TOPIC 4: Fake news in Health Communication

Can bleach cure coronavirus? A medicine that promises to cure all cancers? As we already know, not all news is written with rigour. How can we help the public not to be fooled by false or exaggerated news?


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Dr. Javier Castro

Head of the Medical Oncology Department at Hospital Universitario La Paz​

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Michele Catanzaro

Journalist based in Barcelona and a professor of Journalism at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)

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Carlo Martini

Professor in Logic and Philosophy of Science at the Vita Salute, San Raffaele University, Milan​

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Carlos Mateos

Fake News Expert (ComSalud, Spain)