This news article by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) explains that you should not use the livestock dewormer drug called ivermectin to treat COVID-19. The FDA published the article in response to a rumor that the medicine is a miracle cure but has since resulted in increased calls to poison control centers across the US.
This is a page on the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) listing information about the Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It explains that the variant is more contagious and causes more severe illness; therefore, unvaccinated people remain at the highest risk. People who are fully vaccinated could still get infected with the Delta variant but have a very low chance of developing severe illness and could spread it for a shorter period of time.
This poster explains that the coronavirus doesn’t care about position, caste or designation. It is a highly infectious virus and does not discriminate in terms of whom it infects.
This poster explains whether or not someone not infected with the coronavirus can get infected with black fungus.
This poster explains how to conduct business safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This poster states that wearing a mask is an effective method of preventing the spread of the coronavirus.
This poster warns the public of a misleading device called a “corona guard” which has been marketed in Nepal to protect someone from COVID-19. It explains that the device does not work; if someone wanted to be protected, they should get vaccinated and wear a mask.
This powerpoint presentation consists of scripts and comics developed by Baltimore City Health Department and Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs to encourage residents to take the COVID-19 vaccine. The topics covered include: side effects, vaccine safety, fertility, teen vaccination, pregnant client, and not being concerned about COVID-19.
This article, by Ajai Chowdhry and Arvind Singhal in the Hindustan Times, explains how to get all eligible Indians vaccinated for COVID-19. The need of the hour is to implement a comprehensive, coordinated, and coherent strategy — anchored in the principles of social and behaviour change communication.
This review focuses on misinformation that appeared early in the pandemic. During this phase, little was known about the virus, such as how it spread or how infected people could be treated most effectively.
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