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India's media must promote science, not superstition, in COVID-19 fight

Drinking cow urine and practising yoga have been tipped as coronavirus cures

| India

Raoof Mir teaches journalism at Delhi School of Journalism and has a Ph.D. in Media Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Although India has, as yet, only 1,250 cases of COVID-19, the pandemic is already revealing the profound and disturbing link that exists between public misunderstanding of science, religion and media consumption in the country.

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