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Addressing Health Misinformation with Health Literacy Strategies: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief

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On July 29, 2020, the Roundtable on Health Literacy convened a public workshop to explore the challenges resulting from the proliferation of health and medical misinformation and disinformation, particularly as they relate to the COVID-19 pandemic. The workshop explored the role of fact-checking organizations and the technology industry in addressing misinformation and disinformation, the social psychology behind their spread, and health literacy strategies to support this ongoing multidisciplinary work. This publication highlights the presentation and discussion of the workshop.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Addressing Health Misinformation with Health Literacy Strategies: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26021.

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8 pages | 8.5 x 11
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/26021
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