Article Published in Clinical Infectious Disease – Risk Communication During COVID-19

Kristen Malecki and others authored a manuscript titled “Crisis Communication and Public Perception of COVID-19 Risk in the Era of Social Media”, recently accepted by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.

The article explores how the public perceive the risk and respond to messages regarding risk mitigation and proposes strategies for infectious diseases clinicians to apply risk communication principles and frameworks to improve patient care and public message development in response to COVID-19.

Kristen Malecki is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences.