The nation is clearly waking up to the fact that the coronavirus has triggered a crisis of monumental proportion with enormous health and economic implications for the US and the rest of the world. It is precisely at such times that we have an even greater need than usual for clear, consistent, accurate information. Unfortunately, too much information that’s available 24/7 is speculative, inconsistent, of questionable reliability, and therefore potentially dangerous. Take the following as a case in point.

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