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Vol. 20 No. 2 (2022): New Horizons: Innovation in Medicine

COVID-19, Social Media, and Policy: Suggestions for Canada’s Health Messaging Response

February 15, 2021


COVID-19 has impacted the lives of many Canadians physically, emotionally, and financially. This commentary focuses on suggestions on how to use social media platforms to target Canadians to promote public COVID-19 related health messaging. Policy strategies that limit the use of algorithms for social media in an effort to eliminate opinion silos and provide users with a more well-rounded view of current events are explored.


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