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Waterloo Student Creates Free Online Game To Fight COVID-19 Misinformation

A science student at the University of Waterloo has developed a free online game called "Quarantrivia" to help gamers identify misinformation surrounding COVID-19. To create “Quarantrivia,” Ridhi Patel worked with the university's Faculty of Science and consulted official advice provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) on the pandemic. of COVID-19. In the game, players team up with 'Dr. Pixel 'to remove a virus from' Pixel World 'by answering a series of multiple choice questions about COVID-19. After that, you can answer additional questions through the New World: Phase 3 Round or Bonus round modes. The game also includes links and resources to information from various health organizations about COVID-19. According to a...