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Anti Stigma Video

Do talk about the new corona virus.
But don’t attach locations or ethnicity to the disease.
Do talk about “People who have or who may have COVID – 19”
People who died after contracting COVID – 19
But don’t refer to people with the disease as COVID – 19 “cases” or “victims”.
Do Talk about people “acquiring” or “contracting” COVID – 19.
Bit Don’t talk about people “transmitting COVID – 19”, “infecting others”
or “spreading the virus”. As it implies intentional transmission and assigns blame
Do
But don’t repeat or
Share rumors that are not confirmed, or language that spreads fear
Do talk positively and emphasize the effectiveness of preventative measures such as hand washing.
But don’t emphasize or dwell on the negative or threatening messages.
Most importantly DO GOOD