May 26, 2020, Vol 323, No. 20, Pages 1989-2104
Social Media and Emergency Preparedness in Response to Novel Coronavirus
Raina M. Merchant, MD, MSHP; Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH
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JAMA. 2020;323(20):2011-2012. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.4469
This Viewpoint discusses the ways social media can be used as a critical tool in managing the COVID-19 outbreak, such as by directing users to trusted sources and counteracting misinformation, and how it can transform aspects of preparedness and response for the future.