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When Fear Becomes an Unintended Public Health Problem

By Doug Levy | Jul 27, 2016

Here is an analysis that I did for NPR about public health communications lessons from the 2014 Ebola outbreak, and what public health officials need to do differently with Zika or any new outbreaks. The way the public perceives scientific information has changed, and public health officials need to adapt to those changes. https://medium.com/@sfdoug/public-health-communications-lessons-from-ebola-cf857e0c543e#.b4vpsf5cw

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