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Authentic Information at Local Level

I talked to a few people and tried to make them understand why we should be careful and follow all the guidelines.

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This was the first post that forced me to think more deeply about the current situation and to take it seriously. This article is a statistical study of the pandemic and shows how India can be affected by this, based on the data-pattern of other countries. This article is useful to those who want to know about the spread of the pandemic through the data and what to do in the current scenario. There are various other articles out there from where one can make a clear understanding of COVID-19. All these resources, articles are like the alert to those who are already aware of the situation but are careless. To address the major population, we need local leaders. 

In this crisis, where social distancing is the only way, empathy can connect people. Authentic information at the local level can make this lockdown effective. There should be one person at local level (maybe teachers, spiritual leaders or psychologists) who can make people of his area understand the situation in their local language and ways. In this way, a hierarchy of people can be created that takes care of people under them while maintaining social distance. 

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https://medium.com/@VikramJ_IAS/india-corona-is-already-here-in-asymptomatic-youth-ac0c0cd84b49

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

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

I started following the guidelines of the government and WHO and asked my family to follow them as well.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

Whatsapp

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • National Government
  • News: Television
  • News: Digital
  • Social Media
  • WHO (World Health Organization)
  • SMS Alerts

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

We have a lot of attention to masks and sanitizers for hygiene. There are many natural solutions for these in Ayurveda, which can be easily accessible and cheap. But I found that very few of the population are knowing this.

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

There are two categories of uneducated and lower-class people - 1. One who easily believes everything, which creates panic among them. 2. Others who are not trying to understand the current situation and keep doing their normal work. 

What is your current profession?

Student

In what city are you located?

Jaunpur

In what country are you located?

India

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