Coronavirus (1215) Guidance from the Public Health Communications Collaborative on how to respond to popular misinformation

3 April, 2021

With thanks to Infodemic Management News Flash | Issue #13 from WHO: infodemicmanagement@who.int

'Knowing what misinformation is being shared can help you generate effective messaging. The Public Health Communications Collaborative offers insights on popular rumours that are based on a combination of automated media monitoring and manual review by public health data analysts. Media data are publicly available data from many sources, such as social media, broadcast television, newspapers and magazines, news websites, online video, blogs and more. Their key for how to respond can help you decide what to do when you encounter misinformation.'

https://publichealthcollaborative.org/misinformation-alerts/

Neil Pakenham-Walsh, HIFA Coordinator, neil@hifa.org www.hifa.org