Know someone who believes unfounded COVID-19 theories? Here’s how to talk to them about it.

While some ideas are far-fetched, Carmen Celestini, a University of Waterloo academic who studies the history of conspiracy thought, says it may cause more harm to brush them off—legitimate fears often underpin these beliefs. “As a society, I think that it’s time for us to stop dismissing people who do believe in conspiracy theories.”

Read the full article by Lauren Scott on The Cambridge Times.