Your corner pharmacy – joining the front lines of the COVID-19 fight

Two pharmacists involved in COVID-19 vaccine preparation explain the role pharmacists are poised to play in expanding vaccine access.

Danielle Mayer, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University • conversation
Jan. 25, 2021 ~7 min

“Film Your Hospital” – the anatomy of a COVID-19 conspiracy theory

It's not just bots which spread misinformation on social media.

Wasim Ahmed, Lecturer in Digital Business, Newcastle University • conversation
Oct. 15, 2020 ~7 min

Coronavirus, 'Plandemic' and the seven traits of conspiratorial thinking

Conspiracy theories about COVID-19, such as those advanced in the video 'Plandemic,' tend to pull from the same playbook. Recognizing that can help keep you from falling for this kind of thinking.

Ullrich Ecker, Associate Professor of Cognitive Science, University of Western Australia • conversation
May 15, 2020 ~8 min

Why are there so many coronavirus conspiracy theories? Listen to part six of our expert guide

PODCAST: We explore the strange interpretations of where the coronavirus came from and why people are drawn to them in the final episode of The Anthill's Expert guide to conspiracy theories.

Annabel Bligh, Host of The Anthill Podcast, The Conversation • conversation
April 20, 2020 ~2 min

COVID-19 may hit rural residents hard, and that spells trouble because of lack of rural health care

Rural America has special problems as it copes with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kevin J. Bennett, Professor, University of South Carolina • conversation
April 13, 2020 ~7 min

Social media fuels wave of coronavirus misinformation as users focus on popularity, not accuracy

Social media analysts are seeing some alarming trends on Twitter, Facebook and other platforms as the new coronavirus spreads.

Jon-Patrick Allem, Assistant Professor of Research, University of Southern California • conversation
April 6, 2020 ~7 min