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Risk Perception and COVID-19

Version 1 : Received: 6 May 2020 / Approved: 7 May 2020 / Online: 7 May 2020 (15:12:32 CEST)

How to cite: Cori, L.; Bianchi, F.; Cadum, E.; Anthonj, C. Risk Perception and COVID-19. Preprints 2020, 2020050132 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202005.0132.v1). Cori, L.; Bianchi, F.; Cadum, E.; Anthonj, C. Risk Perception and COVID-19. Preprints 2020, 2020050132 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202005.0132.v1).

Abstract

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.

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Subject Areas

risk perception; coronavirus; covid-19; risk communication; global health

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