How can we make sure what we see online is reliable? Verified and wikiHow have teamed up to create a new Misinformation hub full of expert tips to help keep you safe online.

Until everyone is safe, no one is safe. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a People’s Vaccine for COVID-19, to ensure everyone has equal access to the vaccine.


According to analysis by UNFPA, for every six months of COVID-19 lockdowns, an additional 31 million cases of gender-based violence could occur. Dr Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director, talks to Verified about this crisis and the steps being taken to keep women and girls safe.

A small share can have big consequences. Join the United Nations and #PledgetoPause before sharing online to help stop the spread of harmful misinformation.


Misinformation experts come together to explain why it’s important to Pause and #takecarebeforeyoushare
A short pause before you share online will help to break the chain to stop misinformation from damaging our world.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an incredible acceleration of science. Here Prof. Pardis Sabeti explains how the global scientific community has responded to the virus and is working at an unprecedented pace to try to save lives.

COVID-19 has also created a global mental health crisis. Here are 4 tips from Dr Ibironke Thomas, Clinical Psychiatrist in Lagos, on looking after your mental health.

Public health experts say COVID-19 testing is a crucial tool to help control the pandemic. Here we explain the different types of COVID-19 tests and how they work.

At a time when global economies, health systems and national infrastructures are being severely strained, women are often forgotten by the policy-makers who are directing the response.
UN Women’s Funmi Balogun on inequalities towards women during COVID-19.