Entry from US English dictionary
A surfeit of information about a problem that is viewed as being a detriment to its solution.
- Join top CEOs to explore which risks are most susceptible to infodemics and, together, develop new strategies in reputation risk management.
- What is more, the information epidemic - or ‘infodemic’ - has made the public health crisis harder to control and contain.
- Cherkasky, 56, doesn't believe that pandemic will be avian flu but is worried about what he calls an ‘infodemic’.
Early 21st century: blend of information and epidemic.
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