Coronavirus: China, Russia spreading lies – USA

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United States on Friday accused China and Russia of spreading confusion and misinformation about the novel Coronavirus.

Lea Gabrielle, the special envoy to the State Department’s Global Engagement Center (GEC), the organization charged with analyzing and combating propaganda online, said that changes had been observed in the information being dished out to the public by both countries about the virus.

“We see this convergence as a result of what we consider to be pragmatism between the two actors who want to shape public understanding of the COVID pandemic for their own purposes,” she said in a briefing with reporters.

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