COVID-19 : health literacy is an underestimated problem
Paakkari, L., & Okan, O. (2020). COVID-19 : health literacy is an underestimated problem. The Lancet. Public health, 5(5), e249-e250. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(20)30086-4
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