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Information Typology in Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis; a Commentary

Hasan Ashrafi-rizi, Zahra Kazempour




In late 2019 and early 2020, many people in different countries around the world became infected by the new Coronavirus. This created challenges for these countries in many aspects including economic, political, social, health and so on. Some of these challenges are directly or indirectly related to information discussion, because providing the right information, at the right time and to the right audience, can solve or reduce some of the challenges. However, there were problems in this process during this crisis, as various individuals and organizations began to produce and disseminate information that, given the special circumstances of this crisis (that most countries have rarely experienced), produced types of information that are worth consideration.


Coronavirus; Disaster Planning; Confidentiality; Information Typology; Access to Information


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/aaem.v8i1.591

DOI (PDF): https://doi.org/10.22037/aaem.v8i1.591.g711

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