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Anyone Can Fall for a Conspiracy Theory — Even You

The coronavirus pandemic is a breeding ground for false beliefs

Illustration: María Medem

It took almost no time for the conspiracy theories to emerge. Coronavirus is an engineered bioweapon made by the Chinese. It originated in a lab in Wuhan, or was created by the U.S. military. It’s an evil plot devised by Bill Gates to enforce mass vaccination and control…

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