Communicating uncertainty - how Australian television reported H1N1 risk in 2009: a content analysis
- When Pictures Waste a Thousand Words: Analysis of the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic on Television News Luth, Westerly; Jardine, Cindy; Bubela, Tania // PLoS ONE;May2013, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1
Objectives: Effective communication by public health agencies during a pandemic promotes the adoption of recommended health behaviours. However, more information is not always the solution. Rather, attention must be paid to how information is communicated. Our study examines the television news,...
- WHAT IS TELEVISION STUDIES? King, Noel // Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media;1984, Issue 25, p111
The article discusses various reports in this issue, including one by Jeanne Allen on the way it took 20 years to implement television and another by Robert Stam on television news.
- DISEASE DETECTIVES. Crane, Cody // Science World;10/5/2009, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p12
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- Wild Hogs. // Edgewood Enterprise (TX);5/7/2009, Vol. 102 Issue 18, p4
The article focuses on the involvement of domestic and wild swine in the spread of swine influenza.
- Censorship: Ill Advised. Yanusik, Alyaksandr // Transitions Online;11/30/2009, p1
The article reports on the impact of official information on swine influenza outbreak and related deaths on the public in Minsk, Belarus. The main contributing factor of why people ignore official reports and turn to other sources is the difference between official statements and reality....
- Swine Flu Now on the Edge of a Pandemic. // Grand Saline Sun (TX);4/30/2009, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p8
The article reports on several tips on how to protect ones self from Swine flu pandemic including the need to wash ones hands frequently, to avoid touching the eyes, nose or mouth before washing thoroughly the hands, and to get plenty of sleep, exercise, drink fluids and to eat will.
- Swine Flu (H1N1/09)-An Interim Assessment. Peters, Georg // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;11/20/2009, Vol. 106 Issue 47, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Winzer and colleagues on the clinical report about the patients infected with influenza A (H1N1) in Germany, one by Kumar and colleagues on the implications of gender and ethnicity in the prevalence of influenza A...
- CME Questions. // Infectious Disease Alert;Jan2010, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p46
A quiz about infectious diseases including antiretroviral therapy, influenza A H1N1 virus and antibiotic prophylaxis for dental surgery in patients with prosthetic joints is presented.
- 2009 H1N1 / Swine Flu -- Anatomy of an Outbreak. Wilde, James A. // Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports;2009 H1N1 Supplement, p1
The article provides information on the 2009 H1N1 swine flu outbreak. On April 24, 2009, the Mexican government has announced seven cases of swine flu in Mexico. As of May 5, 2009, it is still not clear if the spread of H1N1 is headed for a full-scale influenza pandemic, similar to the pandemics...