How Does Misinformation Lead to Racism and Xenophobia?

Where did COVID-19 come from? Researchers have strong theories, but none of them include consuming bat soup. So why did a video of a woman eating bat soup from 2016 recently go viral? And why did it inspire such vitriol on the internet? We speak with Dr. Russell Jeung from San Francisco State University to try and better understand how misinformation and xenophobia work together during times of cr

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