Government Communications hosts Twitter Space to curb disinformation about anti-vaccine misinformation on social media: 13 Dec

13 December 2021

The Government Communication and Information Systems will host a Twitter Space to curb disinformation about anti-vaccine misinformation on social media deliberately created and disseminated with malicious intent. 

Details of the engagement is as follows:
Date:  Monday, 13 December 2021
Time: 12h00
Platform: Twitter Space hosted by @GovernmentZA
Link: https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1lPJqmjZjlZJb (link is external)

Facilitator: 
•    Clayson Monyela, Deputy Director-General of Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)
Panellists: 
•    Professor Hannelie Meyer, Chair of the National Immunisation Safety Expert Committee
•    Professor Rose Burnett from Department of Virology, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University. 
Government recognises that vaccination is one of our most effective ways to the fight against infectious diseases such as COVID-19. 

Be sure to join the conversation and not miss out.

For any technical queries, please contact Senzeni Ngubane on 065 595 5203 or Vienie Botha on 082 331 9925

Issued by: Government Communications

Year: 
2021
Media Statement date: 
Monday, December 13, 2021