The communication of public health information is a key aspect of the containment of contagious diseases. In fact, communication has been such a major aspect of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that it has been said to be accompanied by an “infodemic”, where many populations do not have access to sufficient reliable information while simultaneously being swamped with misleading information.
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