Stigma can undermine social cohesion and prompt possible social isolation of groups, which might contribute to a situation where the virus is more, not less, likely to spread. This can result in more severe health problems and difficulties controlling a disease outbreak. How we address the stigma attached to COVID-19, especially through communication, is critical. This guide has been created by UNICEF on the various steps one can take on addressing social stigma appropriately through communication.
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