Bahraini Public’s Dependency on Social Media as a Source of Information About COVID-19 Pandemic


El Rahman M. G. S. A. , Hassan A., Reyad S., Sarea A. M. , Alareeni B.

International Conference on Business and Technology, ICBT 2020, İstanbul, Turkey, 14 - 15 November 2020, pp.390-401 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume:
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/978-3-030-69221-6_29
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.390-401

Abstract

© 2021, The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG.This study aims to identify the role of media campaigns factors to combat Corona Virus (COVID-19) in the Kingdom of Bahrain applying to a simple random sample of 250 through questionnaire tool. The results showed the campaigns focused on many ways to prevent the disease, namely: washing hands frequently with soap and water, using disinfectants to clean the house, using tissues when coughing or sneezing, ventilating the house constantly the campaigns showed also many indicators of Corona Virus infection such as high temperature in all body parts, and severe coughing.