A deadly virus is putting the world on hold - some wonder who's behind it. Theories range from a shadow government to global corporations, even Bill Gates. DW investigates the conspiracy theories running rampant in this crisis.
The COVID-19 pandemic has helped congeal numerous fringe conspiracy theories that tend to rise up from the internet's darkest corners. But such paranoia has been around for centuries, and once was much more prevalent.
Conspiracy theories are coming in hard and fast during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of them even sound plausible. So it's important to know: what makes a conspiracy theory? And why are they so popular?
Belgium has been blasted for its seemingly sky-high death toll from COVID-19. But as Teri Schultz explains, Belgian experts have argued it's undercounting that should be under scrutiny.
Oliver Stone's 1991 movie about the Kennedy assassination was a masterpiece of the genre. While many of these films come from Hollywood, there’s also a history of conspiracy films in Germany.
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