Giving effective information to fight COVID-19

Researchers:
Sergio Bautista
Martin Lajous
Fieldwork by:
Location:
Mexico
Timeline:
2020
Intervention type:
  • COVID-19 response
Research papers:

Different and often contradicting messages occur in social media about COVID-19, so developing trustworthy communication strategies is critical to reduce the negative impact of the virus. Researchers are conducting a randomized evaluation to test the impact of public health messages on hand washing and compliance with government mandated guidelines in Mexico.