Cori, L.; Bianchi, F.; Cadum, E.; Anthonj, C. Risk Perception and COVID-19. Preprints2020, 2020050132. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202005.0132.v1
Cori, L., Bianchi, F., Cadum, E., & Anthonj, C. (2020). Risk Perception and COVID-19. Preprints. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202005.0132.v1
Cori, L., Ennio Cadum and Carmen Anthonj. 2020 "Risk Perception and COVID-19" Preprints. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202005.0132.v1
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is shaking the foundations of public health governance all over the world. Researchers are challenged by informing and supporting authorities on acquired knowledge and practical implications. This commentary applies established theories of risk perception research to COVID-19 and reflects on the role of risk perceptions in these unprecedented times. Moreover, it calls for utilizing the knowledge on risk perception to improve health risk communication, build trust and contribute to a collaborating governance.
risk perception; coronavirus; covid-19; risk communication; global health
Biology and Life Sciences, Virology
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