Suchitra Rau -
Amidst the imposition of a worldwide lockdown, our only source of knowledge beyond our four walls comes from media agencies, whether digitally or otherwise. We rely solely on external sources to tell us the current status of the world. Since we are unable to ascertain the precision of the same for ourselves, there has been an escalation in the spread of fake news. Through the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has been privy to a great deal of misinformation and falsely stated facts.