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'Dear Pandemic' Shares COVID-19 Content From an All-Female Group of Researchers

Led by an all-female group of researchers across continents, Dear Pandemic is a new website and social media campaign where you can stay updated on factual information related to COVID-19. Their mission is to educate and empower individuals to successfully navigate the COVID-19 information overwhelm. They provide credible, curated, and timely information about the pandemic, with digestible question-and-answer posts ranging from "I heard that mouthwash kills the coronavirus! How often should I gargle?" to "What are the 3 S’s of hospital capacity?"

The interdisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians come from fields of expertise including nursing, mental health, demography, health policy/economics, and epidemiology. Jennifer Beam Dowd of the Oxford Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science is Dear Pandemic's Chief Scientific Officer.

Dear Pandemic now has almost 50,000 followers on Facebook, almost 6,000 on Twitter and 7,500 on Instagram. Check out the website and follow them on FacebookTwitter and Instagram!