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Noun: infodemic  ,in-fow'de-mik
  1. A rapid wide spread of misinformation, esp. on social media and other internet sources
    "COVID-19 resulted in an infodemic, which could erode public trust, impede virus containment, and outlive the pandemic itself"
     
  2. An excessive amount of information about a problem that hinders solution

Derived forms: infodemics