COVID-19 Misinformation A Potent Co-Factor in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Aiyer, I., Shaik, L., Kashyap, R., et al. (2022). COVID-19 Misinformation: A Potent Co-Factor in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Cureus. 14(10):e30026.
This article reviews the scope of the COVID-19 “infodemic,” which, amid social media misinformation and a lack of credible sources and strategies for disseminating health information, challenged health authorities responsible for disseminating COVID-19 vaccines. The authors call for partnership between scientists, public health agencies, government, and social media companies to combat misinformation.