More harm than good? Twitter struggles to label misleading COVID-19 tweets

More harm than good? Twitter struggles to label misleading COVID-19 tweets

Twitter has been using labels to direct users to trustworthy information about COVID-19. Image by Pixabay/Illustration by CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Automated technology that Twitter began using this month to label tweets containingĀ coronavirusĀ misinformation is making mistakes, raising concerns about the company’s reliance on […]
Hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 suspended by the WHO

Hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 suspended by the WHO

The WHO’s hydroxychloroquine trials have been put on hold. George Frey/Getty The World Health Organization announced Monday it is pausing clinical trials using the controversial malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, to treat patients with COVID-19. The drug has been...
Amid COVID-19, iFixit releases repair database for ventilators

Amid COVID-19, iFixit releases repair database for ventilators

iFixit has created a database of repair guides for medical equipment being used in the coronavirus pandemic. iFixit For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. iFixit, the website known for tearing apart devices...