#3 Infodemic Management’s Future with Co-Founder and President, Media Institute of the Caribbean Kiran Maharaj and Researcher Dr. Chizoba Wonodi
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Co-hosts Vince Blaser and Francesca Montalto are joined by Kiran Maharaj, veteran journalist and co-founder and president of the Media Institute of the Caribbean and Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network and Dr. Chizoba Wonodi, researcher and principal investigator, founder of Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA), and Nigeria Country Director at Johns Hopkins International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC). . They discuss the infodemic and approaches to mitigating the spread of misinformation and disinformation across science and health issues, including vaccines and climate change. Kiran and Chizoba consider how to build and sustain vaccine acceptance in the communities and delve into the role of credible messengers and the media in managing the infodemic surrounding vaccines and Immunization.