RTI Panel Experts
How Misinformation Regarding the Coronavirus Begins, Spreads, and Can Be Effectively Addressed
Thursday, October 8, 2020
1:00 PM–3:00 PM EDT
Moderator: R. Craig Lefebvre, PhD, RTI International
Panelists: Cynthia Baur, PhD, Horowitz Center for Health Literacy; Gary L. Kreps, PhD, George Mason University; Brian Southwell, PhD, RTI International
Speakers will describe how current research and practices can inform efforts to reduce, mitigate or counter misinformation about the coronavirus in the US population. A discussion and Q&A will address practical considerations for current public health communications efforts and look to the near future of when COVID-19 vaccines become widely available.