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Social media should be controlled very strictly by virologists, medical or other experts in times like these!

A la guerre comme a la guerre: stop fake news on social media from being spread like an evil virus by using AI to filter content

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The news on national (Belgian) TV, with images of the chaos in Italian hospitals, and testimonials of middle-aged, severly ill people, sharing their wake-up call

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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 encouraged my team (at work) to stay at home!!

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

Verbally/personal discussions

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

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

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

There's unclarity of how the symptoms develop. And why some get a long infection after  the ciughing or sore throat, and others don't.

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

Young people are not being reached effectively - because we bombard them with news that is designed for grown-ups.

What is your current profession?

R&D manager in a chemical company

In what city are you located?


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Welcome to the challenge Yves De Smet !

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