Addressing Health Misinformation Through Health Literacy Practices
Georgia Gear’s own Dr. Ruth Parker moderated a roundtable on Health Literacy of the National Academies. With a focus on COVID-19, the discussion included the difference in health misinformation and disinformation, how to fact check, and hear from panel members including computer scientists, social scientists, and health services researchers.
As we all know, under-resourced populations, including the elderly with lower health literacy skills, are especially vulnerable to health misinformation. See more here.