Next to “do no harm”, one of the first principles of public health was always to promote facts in order to allay public fears related to infectious disease. That was until 2020, when suddenly the world closed down in the name of fear. The documentary trustWHO offers some explanation to the background of this, as does Robert F Kennedy Junior, speaking about the research he conducted for his latest book. Panda and many other organisations have sprung up in attempts to correct this course.
This series of Infobites are designed to make the science surrounding COVID-19 accessible and understandable. Extra links as well as all references are available at the Infobites page.