SARS unmasked : risk communication of pandemics and influenza in Canada / Michael G. Tyshenko ; with assistance from Cathy Paterson.

  • Tyshenko, Michael G. (Michael George), 1964-
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About this work


Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010.

Physical description

xii, 451 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


Part one: SARS in Canada. SARS timeline : what happened when in Canada -- Emergency room culture and dealing with SARS -- Properties of coronaviruses and factors contributing to SARS transmission -- The SARS experience -- The social amplification of rish and SARS as a risk issue -- The stigma of SARS and its effect on people and places -- The need for sex- and gender-sensitive supports for healthcare workers during infectious disease outbreaks -- SARS hospitals and infectious disease response -- Public SARS reports : recommendations from expert panels -- Part two: Risk Communication and pandemic disease. Risk communication of SARS in Canada -- SARS and risk communication in other affected countries -- Avian influenza -- Emergancy preparedness for future pandemics : lessons from SARS.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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    History of Medicine
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