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Disinformation, misinformation and inequality-driven mistrust in the time of COVID-19: Lessons unlearned from AIDS denialism
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Public health and medical professionals have a responsibility to communicate science in an effective, accurate and accessible manner, without bias—and with the understanding that structural racism and other forms of oppression are root causes of inequality-driven mistrust. While erroneous beliefs may appear to similar in nature, the critical distinction is in the source of and paths to those beliefs.
Full citation:
Jaiswal J, LoSchiavo C, Perlman DC (2020).
Disinformation, misinformation and inequality-driven mistrust in the time of COVID-19: Lessons unlearned from AIDS denialism
AIDS and Behavior [Epub 2020 May 21]. doi: 10.1007/s10461-020-02925-y. PMCID: PMC7241063.