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Cartoons against Coronavirus

ask popular cartoon creators to make specials about the virus to help make them understand what to do and why they cant visit grandparents

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The best resources have been accounts from people in countries which are several weeks ahead. Local institutes, healthcare providers and politicians alike are all stickimg their head in the sand or are stubborn that in their country, the virus will play out differently. People and newspapers from Italy describe an absolute tragedy. The sugarcoating not to cause panic of local authorities also cause people not to adhere to the restrictions already in place. necessitating further restrictions for longer.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/opinion/coronavirus-italy.html


Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

we have been self isolating for two weeks. Much before anyone in the Netherlands, and stricter than even now advocated.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

linnkedin and fb

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • National Government
  • News: Digital
  • Social Media
  • WHO (World Health Organization)
  • NGO or Non-profit Organization

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

a study has started to understand whether children get the virus and whether they can infect others. The assumption should be made that the answer is yes, until proven otherwise. Not when we have seen how fast the cases grow in other countries.  Hence the need to educate children  about the dangers and how to behave using their favorite cartoons

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

the elderly as they lack digital access. They rely on the television and newspapers. Most of which focus on official government and health authorities which have vastly underestimating the risks, if not foregone the opportunity to gains social acceptance for harsh measures.

What is your current profession?

founder, innovator, designer

In what city are you located?

Zeist

In what country are you located?

The Netherlands

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