The distance between science and local communities generates a huge disconnection that sometimes materializes in dehumanized policies. This process has created an enormous distrust of science in many sectors of society.
Seven out of ten Latin Americans do not detect a fake news from a real one on the Internet. Despite the advances in communication and information technologies, today we are lost in the middle of an ocean of misinformation and everything points to the fact that the storm that this generates will not abate.
Co-author Fernanda Veggetti
The 2020’s pandemic is not the first one that humanity has experienced, nor will it be the last one. At least, that's what experts say. What is new is that this plague coincides with the greatest period of interconnectivity that we have experienced as a species.