|Title:||Don’t panic about Ebola’s spread, here’s what we can do instead|
|Citation:||Grant Hill-Cawthorne, Lyn Gilbert, "Don’t panic about Ebola’s spread, here’s what we can do instead ", The Conversation, 2014|
|Abstract:||News that a 25-year-old Gold Coast man is being quarantined in hospital after returning from the Democratic Republic of Congo two days ago is no reason to panic. If anything, the incident highlights the problematic nature of the international response to the current Ebola epidemic. Segments of the media have quickly highlighted the possibility the Australian man contracted Ebola virus disease during his time in Congo. The country is experiencing an outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever virus, but it’s separate to the one reported in West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Senegal, and Nigeria. The danger of such reports is that risks can get blown out of proportion and cause the spread of misinformation.|
|Type of Work:||Article|
|Appears in Collections:||Research Papers and Publications. Sydney Health Ethics|
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