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Teaching about the media’s coverage of the swine flue!

Objectives:

  1. What role should the media play in informing the public about dangerous diseases?
  2. Should they make us aware of all the potential dangers?

Teaching methods:

  1. See this slideshow on public health campaign, a fine line between informing and alarming.
  2. Read this article on the implications this has had for the Mexican community.

For Fun

  1. Watch the response from the swine community! Pigs are getting a bad rap on this one.

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