In July 2020, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs in collaboration with the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) WHO, MIT, and Facebook surveyed people in 67 countries about their developing knowledge, attitudes, and practice around COVID-19.
COVID-19 and Social Media
The Big Idea of the Week delves deeper into a specific COVID-related topic. Each week, Big Idea tackles a specific area of COVID-19 and provides important information, guidelines, and messages for the public.
COVID Connect is an app initiated by the South African National Department of Health to drive people to COVID-19 testing and accessing testing information and services from their phones.
Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria posted these images in Tweets about wearing masks on July 15, 2020.
These posters were developed to reach people living in Montana (US) with the message that the population of that state is already used to wearing masks for their various sports activities, so wearing a mask for COVID-19 should be easy for them.
This message, posted on Facebook, reads "When you go out of the house, you must wear a mask to protect yourself and others."
To support children and young peoplethis organization has worked with and produced some resources to help them understand COVID 19 and how it might affect them.
This video from Myanmar, along with a lively song, instructs the public about the importance of physical distancing, staying home, and protecting themselves from COVID-19.
This site offers the complete set of COVID-19 materials developed for the Indian general public.