Desinformación sobre temas de salud en las redes sociales

Translated title of the contribution: Health-related misinformation in social networks

Elizabeth Espinoza-Portilla, Cesar Mazuelos-Cardoza

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Wrong information in social networks may have adverse effects on public health. Therefore, an imperative need for public health nowadays is to timely identify and mitigate (when advisable) wrong health-related information in the social networks. The paper describes health-related misinformation and its consequences, highlights select research lines about health-related misinformation, and discusses the need for collaborative, multi-agency and interdisciplinary work to face health-related misinformation.

Translated title of the contributionHealth-related misinformation in social networks
Original languageSpanish
Article numbere1498
JournalRevista Cubana de Informacion en Ciencias de la Salud
Issue number2
StateIndexed - 1 Apr 2020
Externally publishedYes

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