Article stresses coronavirus misinformation danger

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In the article “Misinformation Is a Matter of Life and Death” published on Medium on April 9, NLP CEO and founder Alan C. Miller notes the true danger in misinformation about the coronavirus: “The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored a new reality that now permeates our lives: misinformation is a threat not just to the public life of our country, but to our public health as well.”

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