Sean Czarnecki
Feb 9, 2020

Context, centralised info key to preventing coronavirus panic

Communicators aren't getting the information about coronavirus that they need, but they can still prevent worries from getting out of hand.

A disinfection worker in protective gear sterilizes a restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo credit: Getty Images)

Government agencies and corporations have a major problem as they work to give stakeholders accurate and up-to-date information about coronavirus They’re lacking a centralized source of information on which they can depend.

Since the outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan, China, the country’s National Health Commission has said that more than 31,000 people have been infected and more than 600 have died, most of whom were in China.

However, governments and multinational businesses,...

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