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The Role of Social Media During the COVID-19 Crisis: a Narrative Review


In late 2019, the epidemic of COVID-19 (Coronavirus 2019) appeared in Wuhan, China, and rapidly spread around the world. Due to this situation, the use of social networks has increased among people. The present study is a narrative review to review studies conducted on the subject of social media and COVID-19 in the Web of Science database. The investigations show that social media has been used to share viewpoints, health care, and distance learning during the COVID-19 crisis. Therefore, governments and experts can use the useful experiences of the application of social media in the spread of the COVID-19 crisis and employ social media to prevent the spread of this epidemic and even in similar future crises.

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Dalili Shoaei M, Dastani M. The Role of Social Media During the COVID-19 Crisis: a Narrative Review. Health Tech Ass Act. 2020;4(1).