Awareness of Covid-19 Fake News Is High, but So Is Apathy, Finds WHO Study

23,500 participants in 24 countries across age ranges were surveyed

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Nearly two-thirds (58.3%) of study participants reported feeling overwhelmed by information. Dean Mitchell/Getty Images

We are at peak information overload, according to a new survey by Wunderman Thompson, University of Melbourne and Pollfish, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).

Rachel Winicov is a freelance writer for Adweek focusing on digital media, ad tech and social media.