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The Role of Stigmatization and Infodemics in India During COVID-19 Crisis


  • Akhil Satya Pedapalli Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Narayana Dental College & Hospital, Nellore



COVID-19, a virulent disease with an unknown source of origin that has its roots in Wuhan, CHINA unfold speedily to quite two hundred countries within the world making panic and creating stigmatization within the general public. In the second-most inhabited country like the Republic of India, the concern and stigmatization are terribly high that makes it tough to contain and manage the transmission of the disease. This article very well describes the spread of misinformation and the ways to combat it and it also throws light into few incidents in Bharat that resulted from stigmatization and concern.


Stigmatization, , fear, COVID-19


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2020-05-24 — Updated on 2020-06-02