Fully answer questions using an APA 4–page discussion post narrative style and DO NOT simply provide a list of comments. Format by using logical paragraphs (not one long paragraph and avoid long lists).
Make sure to cite AT LEAST 3 scholarly or high–quality sources. Wikipedia or sensational or personal websites DO NOT qualify.
As we have seen, time and time again, the 24–hr news cycle has a tendency to focus and hyperbolize public health emergencies and emerging outbreaks. For –19:
What are the best ways to counter–act a potential public panic when sharing emerging information?
Who would be the best people to allay fear in this situation?
What would be the most important messages that you can convey to the public?
How would your investigation be different if it was not an infectious agent (for instance, the outbreak of sudden illness from vape pens)?
How about if it were an environmental hazard or emergency?
Would you use forensic epidemiology as part of your investigation?
What do you think would be the best way to disseminate your findings? Would you use social media? Public Health and medicine websites?
Flyers in doctors’ offices or hospitals? Public Service Announcement (PSA) on television or radio?
What are the benefits and downfalls of the media type that you have chosen? Any other novel or cutting–edge ways that heath information may be shared?