Understanding the Infodemic and the Misinformation in the Fight against Covid-19

January 4, 2021

This factsheet from the Pan American Health Organization provides a summary of key terms around misinformation and infodemics, explains the link between the two and discusses their impact on the COVID-19 pandemic. It highlights Twitter trends relative to COVID-19 in the Americas and provides information on how individuals can help fight against the COVID-19 infodemic and provides trusted resources for COVID-19 information and guidance.