Weekly poll: Healthcare workers and the “Contagion” buzz

By: September 19th, 2011 Email This Post Print This Post

“Contagion,” the film about a new virus that sweeps over the world infecting and killing people in just days, has attracted the attention of both moviegoers (number 1 and 2 in box office sales the first two weeks of release) and the CDC and its infectious disease experts, who are the heroes of the film. The CDC’s website devotes a number of pages to responding to “Contagion,” distilling fact from fiction in the film, and even providing Twitter chat opportunities to connect with the type of CDC experts portrayed in the film.

Does the “Contagion” Hollywood buzz help or hinder the role of healthcare workers in responding to a future pandemic threat? Take our OSHA Healthcare Advisor Weekly Poll and let us know.


After taking the survey, click here for the results.

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By helene bednarsh on September 20th, 2011 at 7:44 am

check out osap.org for information on dental infection control and a quiz related to the movie

Here is the link to OSAP’s Contagion page with educational resources and even a contest to engage dental healthcare workers:
http://www.osap.org/?page=Contagion

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By arognasir on May 19th, 2012 at 7:41 am

Now that was a really healthy dialogue right there. Gets your blood pumping really fast and strong. Thanks a lot for sharing this with us. strengthyourrunning

 

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