So, you did your own COVID research. But did you pop the filter bubble?

Project specs


Gail Brooks



Funding agency

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)




When it comes to COVID-19, a lot of us keep hearing “Don’t be sheeple, people! Do your own research!” But we’re living in the midst of an “infodemic” where we are exposed to a variety of complex, sometimes contradicting information. Yes, science evolves as we learn more about this novel virus, but there is also significant misinformation and disinformation in the mix. “Doing your own research” requires ensuring social media algorithms don’t have you trapped in your own “filter bubble” and you’re properly evaluating the sources providing information.

Researcher Profile

GHC3 is a division of the Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI). The Center for Global Health Innovation is an Atlanta based 501(c)3 organization that was launched in 2019 to bring together diverse Global Health, Health Technology and Life Sciences entities to collaborate, innovate and activate solutions to enhance human health outcomes around the world.

The BLK+Cross is a multi-sector consultancy and change agent ecosystem. Our framework marries technology with culture, data, communication, and community-building, to close the equity gap in organizations, communities, and society as a whole. Its Alive & In Color platform is a Covid-19 community outreach initiative launched in partnership with Fulton County and Fulton County Board of Health, focused on engaging trusted community stakeholders and advocates to meet at-risk communities of color where they are

How can Elicera’s iTANK technology boost CAR-T cell therapies?

Leveraging CAR-T therapies to fight solid tumors poses challenges since…