From the moon landing to JFK's assassination to the death of Elvis, conspiracy theories have always been with us in some form or another.
However, in recent years social media and political polarization have helped them to spread faster than the coronavirus.
We'll take a look at where conspiracy theories come from and why people are so willing to believe misinformation.
Sander van der Linden, professor of social psychology at the University of Cambridge
Shawn Walker, assistant professor at Arizona State University's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Geoff Dancy, associate professor of political science at Tulane University