Fake news spreads faster and more easily today through the internet, social media and instant messaging. Confusingly some fake news also contains a mixture of correct information, which makes it difficult to spot what is true and accurate. Pretend social media accounts: Some fake accounts mimic the real thing. Use fact-checking websites: Websites such as APFactCheck and Full Fact highlight common fake news stories. Who to trustThe best sources to go to for health information about COVID-19 are your government health websites and the World Health Organization website.