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The time has come to embark on a journey. Your journey to defeat rumors and misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic. To help to defeat the Infodemic and make a difference in your community. Starting as a Scout, you will travel through three stages; training yourself to spot misinformation and to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. 

On your journey will learn new abilities and Level-up your Rank as you prepare to defeat the Final Boss. You may start as a Scout but you will end as a Legend, equipped with the knowledge to make a positive impact on the world around you. Good luck on your journey. For today... you become a Legend.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe the negative impact that misinformation has on the pandemic.

  • Evaluate information that comes your way to avoid misinformation traps.

  • Apply strategies to reduce your risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19.

  • Recognize the science behind vaccinations and how they work to protect public health.

What will I learn in this course?

    1. Get ready

    2. How to use the course

    3. On your journey, you will learn to...

    4. Quick survey

    1. Stage-1 Start

    2. 1.1. The Infodemic

    3. 1.2 How does information spread?

    4. 1.3 Repeat, Repeat, Repeat

    5. 1.4 How to counteract the infodemic (4 simple steps)

    6. -- Take a breath

    7. -- Assess the source

    8. -- Do your research

    9. -- Be a good example

    10. Beat the Challenge to Level-Up!

    11. Stage 1: Complete

    1. Stage-2 Start

    2. 2.1 COVID-19 Signs and Symptoms

    3. 2.2 How is COVID-19 transmitted

    4. 2.3 Who can get infected with COVID-19?

    5. 2.4 Preventing the spread of COVID-19

    6. -- Clean your hands

    7. -- Wear a Mask

    8. -- Physical Distancing​

    9. -- Get vaccinated!

    10. Beat the Challenge to Level-Up!

    11. Stage-2 Complete

    1. Stage-3 Start

    2. 3.1 All about vaccinations

    3. 3.2 How vaccines work

    4. -- Training your immune system

    5. 3.3 Types of COVID-19 Vaccines

    6. 3.4 Why vaccinations matter

    7. -- Protecting your Community

    8. 3.5 Myth or Truth?

    9. Beat the Challenge to Level Up!

    10. Stage-3 Complete

    1. You've reached the final stage!

    2. Beat the Boss Challenge - Part 1

    3. 50% Progress!

    4. Beat the Boss Challenge - Part 2

    5. 100% Progress!

    6. Winner!

    1. Congratulations!

    2. Final Survey

    3. Share your achievement

    4. Have you met VWise?

    5. Want more information?

Are you ready to be a Level-up Legend?

Meet your Instructors

Hanan Alsuwaidi

Assistant Professor - Family Medicine, MBRU

Nabil Zary

Director - Institute for Health Professions Education, MBRU

Learning Design Team

Leigh Powell

Senior Learning Designer

Arwa Alharbi

Digital Content Developer

Fatma Alshamali

Digital Content Developer


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