Infodemic Management Approaches Leading up to During and Following the COVID-19 Pandemic
Sundelson, A., Huhn, N., Jamison, A., et al. (2023). Infodemic Management Approaches Leading up to, During, and Following the COVID-19 Pandemic. Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.
The overwhelming amount of information that circled during the COVID-19 pandemic (i.e., infodemic) challenged already strained public health and health providers who were struggling to understand the threat and share vetted, proven information with each other and patients. This report describes related tools and approaches developed to counter infodemics, summarizes existing evidence specific to these approaches, and notes gaps and needs for future research.