Stigmas Associated with Covid-19


Fear, Misinformation Most Likely Culprits

  • Medical stigmas are as real as any other
    Medical stigmas are as real as any other
Stigma is discrimination against an identifiable group of people, a place, or a nation. Stigma is associated with a lack of knowledge about how COVID-19 spreads, a need to blame someone, fears about disease and death, and gossip that spreads rumors and myths. No single person or group of people are more likely than others to spread COVID-19. Public health emergencies, such as this pandemic, areā€¦

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