Coronavirus (1365) WHO EPI-WIN: Viral Facts Africa one of the most trusted sources of COVID-19 information

21 September, 2021

With thanks to WHO's Information Network for Epidemics (EPI-WIN)

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Viral Facts Africa one of the most trusted sources of COVID-19 information

'Social media is an important source of information for people on a range of health issues yet, as infodemic managers know well, there can be challenges for users in identifying accurate information. Global Citizen has recently published an article highlighting seven African social media accounts that are sharing accurate and reliable COVID-19 Information. WHO is delighted to see Viral Facts Africa listed as a source of truth. The Viral Facts Team, backed by WHO, specifically targets misinformation and produces highly tailored and shareable content for myth busting.'

Read more about Viral Facts and the other social media accounts here https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/african-social-media-accounts-C...

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