Infectious and Chronic Diseases [WLOs: 1, 2] [CLOs: 3, 4, 5, 6]
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapters 3 and 4 in the textbook, look at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) web page on Public Health Policy (Links to an external site.), read the article How to Write a Health Policy Brief, and watch the movie Contagion. The full version of this movie is available for rent through Google Play, Netflix, YouTube, iTunes, and Amazon.com for $3.99 or less. This movie is about a contagious disease outbreak. Then, address the following questions, depending on your last name: Group C: Last Name Q through Z
- Examine how public health organizations (World Health Organization, CDC) and medical services (hospitals or doctors) worked together to find out the root cause and mitigate disease epidemics.
- In your view and research, could an epidemic of this nature be prevented, if so how? If not, why do you believe this to be unpreventable?