A COVID-19 “Misinfodemic”: 7 Questions on American Misperceptions

October 23, 2020
Sydney Jennings
Sydney Jennings

A recent survey assessed American’s acceptance of 11 false COVID-19 claims circulating online. What were the results? Take our 7-question quiz to find out.

Researchers from Northeastern University, Harvard University, Rutgers University, and Northwestern University teamed up back in March to launch the 50-state COVID-19 project, a series of surveys to examine the US population's attitudes and behaviors regarding COVID-19. The group recently conducted the ninth wave of their online survey from August 7-26, 2020 among 21 196 US adults to assess the respondents' acceptance of 11 false claims that have circulated online since the pandemic started. Take the 7-question quiz below to find out key results.