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But a crucial determinant of whether people will change their behaviour includes having access to credible health information that’s trusted and that people can adopt. Inadequate sources of information carry a number of risks. One of the biggest is that people who don’t have credible information will be more exposed to the virus because they are less likely to abide by these behaviour changes. The second risk is that people don’t fully perceive the danger of COVID-19 or its negative outcomes.
Reference: Rossouw, L. Christian, C. 2020. "South Africans aren’t wearing masks or keeping their distance. This needs to change". The Conversation.