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In a global pandemic, where new scientific research and information is developing and being shared rapidly, how can youth be better informed? We find that the number of sources of information that youth access about COVID-19 increases knowledge and that youth can learn new information about COVID-19 from comics.

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Overall, the findings demonstrate the importance of accessible and accurate scientific information during a public health crisis, even among youth, and the need to disseminate that information across a variety of media.

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This page is a summary of: Accuracy of COVID-19 relevant knowledge among youth: Number of information sources matters, PLoS ONE, December 2022, PLOS,
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0267871.
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