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Mass Mediated Disease: A Case Study Analysis of Three Flu Pandemics and Public Health Policy

Mass Mediated Disease: A Case Study Analysis of Three Flu Pandemics and Public Health Policy (Paperback)

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Mass Mediated Disease focuses on the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918, the Asian influenza pandemic of 1957, and the Hong Kong influenza pandemic of 1968, by discussing news stories reported by the New York Times, London Times, and other popular magazines. This groundbreaking work demonstrates that the social construction of influenza changed over time, which was reflected by the mass media, and ultimately resulted in public policies that clearly illustrate the link between media and policy formation in the United States.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policiesMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineDiseases & disordersInfectious & contagious diseasesMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesPublic health & preventive medicineEpidemiology & medical statistics Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 07/06/2007 ISBN-13: 9780739113882  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Debra E. Blakely is assistant professor of communication at the University of HoustonDClear Lake.

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