Peter Adams discusses the coronavirus on Univision News

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread and so has related misinformation. Much of the false and misleading content is being shared widely on social media. Peter Adams, NLP’s senior vice president of education, discusses the topic live on Univision News on March 20, noting the danger inherent to the spread of misinformation related to the virus and what each of us can do to stem the flow.

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