infodemic

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12:55 Apr 12, 2020
English to Urdu translations [PRO]
COVID-19 - Journalism
Additional field(s): Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: infodemic
Definition from Wiktionary:
(n. informal) An excessive amount of information concerning a problem such that the solution is made more difficult.

Example sentence(s):
  • The 2019-nCoV outbreak and response has been accompanied by a massive ‘infodemic’ - an over-abundance of information – some accurate and some not – that makes it hard for people to find trustworthy sources and reliable guidance when they need it. World Health Organization
  • As information on the virus deluges traditional and social media, the WHO warns that societies around the world are facing an “infodemic”—an “overabundance” of information that makes it difficult for people to identify truthful and trustworthy sources from false or misleading ones. Atlantic Council
  • The part of his speech that made me sit up, though, was this: “We’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic. Fake news spreads faster and more easily than this virus, and is just as dangerous.” The Guardian
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5معلومات کا ریلہ
Shikeb Shirazi


  

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معلومات کا ریلہ


Definition from https://jang.com.pk/news/484203:
گو کہ ان کی تقریر کے جس حصّے نے مجھے بیٹھنے پر مجبور کر دیا ، وہ یہ تھا: "ہم صرف ایک وبا سے نہیں لڑ رہے ہیں؛ ہم معلومات کے ایک ریلے سے لڑ رہے ہیں۔ جھوٹی خبر وائرس سے زیادہ تیزی اور آسانی سے پھیلتی ہے، اور اتنی خطرناک ہے۔"۔

Example sentence(s):
  • گو کہ ان کی تقریر کے جس حصّے نے مجھے بیٹھنے پر مجبور کر دیا ، وہ یہ تھا: "ہم صرف ایک وبا سے نہیں لڑ رہے ہیں؛ ہم معلومات کے ایک ریلے سے لڑ رہے ہیں۔ جھوٹی خبر وائرس سے زیادہ تیزی اور آسانی سے پھیلتی ہے، اور اتنی خطرناک ہے۔"۔ - https://jang.com.pk/news/484203  
Shikeb Shirazi
Pakistan
Native speaker of: Native in UrduUrdu, Native in PunjabiPunjabi
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