PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (436): infodemic, brain fog, China, WHO, global

COVID-19 — United States
A study of COVID-19 messaging on social media revealed misinformation from politicians, celebrities, and other prominent figures made up about 20 percent of claims but accounted for 69 percent of total social media engagement. Therefore, public health figures who have credibility must partner with social media influencers who have the reach. Harnessing the wide reach of local, regional, and national influencers from a wide swath of sectors both within and outside of the public health community