Risk Communication in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Chile

2022 • Volume 16 • Issue 1

Claudia Riquelme Macalusso & Claudio Valdés Agüero

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-381X2022000100092


The proposal is framed within the theoretical perspective of the risk society as a reference framework typical of modernity, and in this context the communication of risks as a mechanism of interaction in the face of situations of danger to the safety and health of the population acquires interest. As is the case of the COVID-19 pandemic declared in 2020, where spaces were generated for a greater need for information to the population and therefore the generation of changes in the dynamics of behaviors of the same. The perception of health risks and the modification in the habits of care and self-care of the population led to a new configuration of the theme of public health and the everyday life of people in Chile and the world.

KEY WORDS: communication, risk communication, health.


How to cite this article

RIQUELME, M. C. & VALDÉS, A. C. Risk communication in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Chile. Int. J. Odontostomat., 16(1):92-99, 2022.


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