The World Health Organization defines an infodemic as “overabundance of information – some accurate and some not – that occurs during an epidemic. It can lead to confusion and ultimately mistrust in governments and public health response”. This has been a particular challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cochrane US Senior Officer, Tiffany Duque joined The Eco Well on a webinar to talk about the importance of credible information and the infodemic. She also covered what Cochrane does and how people can get involved.