There are several myths surrounding Covid19 since 2020 when the first case was announced in March. Notably, social media has acted as a public sphere of engagement regarding the origin and implications of coronavirus locally and internationally. Unfortunately, a great percentage of information about the pandemic, its symptoms, transmission methods, and response mechanisms have been unreliable. As a result, audiences have been treated to misinformation, disinformation, myths, and misconceptions through propaganda and fake news.
Listen to what a section of residents in Kibra said regarding Covid19 and the Vaccines uptake
Health Officials in Kenya are trying their level best to address some of the myths and misconceptions. Dr. Ombeva Malande is a vaccine expert in Kenya