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Words matter in COVID 19 communication

Words matter in Communicating COVID 19 pandemic. It is not easy. Unknowingly, we contribute to social stigma with our words and phrases. UN agencies have been addressing this problem during the past two decades with regard to previous outbreaks and pandemics through their country counterparts. Still, the problem exists and…

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WHO short guide on how to communicate COVID 19

This is not a new one. It was released on Feb. 24, 2020. And, it is the responsibility of the WHO people to communicate and train relevant country representatives. The key points in this very short document are as follows; 1. Do talk about “people who have COVID 19”(Do not…

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