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Agents of Care: Bioterrorism Preparedness at the CDC

Melanie Armstrong

in Germ Wars: The Politics of Microbes and America's Landscape of Fear

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292765
eISBN:
9780520966147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292765.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Following 9/11 and the subsequent anthrax attacks, the U.S. government enlisted the public health industry in homeland security and defense, bringing weapons like disease surveillance and life ... More


Communications and Politics

Joshua M. Sharfstein

in The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

An effective communications approach starts with a basic dictum set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “Be first, be right, be credible.” Agencies must establish themselves as ... More


Perspective: Law and Great Public Health Achievements

Anthony D. Moulton, Richard A. Goodman, and Wendy E. Parmet

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0099
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The perspective presented in this chapter illuminates the central role of law in contemporary public health; distills important themes from the practice of public health law; and projects the ... More


Nurturing Growth in Those Empty Spaces: Blackness and Multiculturalism in AIDS Education

Dan Royles

in To Make the Wounded Whole: The African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469661339
eISBN:
9781469659527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661339.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the work of the National Task Force on AIDS Prevention (NTFAP), an organization that grew out of the work of the National Association of Black and White Men Together, and ... More


The Swine Flu of 1976

Joshua M. Sharfstein

in The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Early in 1976, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proposed and President Gerald Ford approved a plan to vaccinate the country against swine influenza, a new infection that had only ... More


The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Sonja A. Rasmussen and Richard A. Goodman (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual is the definitive resource for the most up-to-date guidance for epidemiologists and other experts conducting field investigations to address acute public health ... More


Becoming the AIDS Scribe

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts joins The San Francisco Chronicle as its first openly gay reporter on the newsroom staff. Hired to cover the “gay beat” in San Francisco, Shilts also is given general assignment stories. ... More


Complexity and Framing

Arthur Lupia

in Uninformed Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190263720
eISBN:
9780197559598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263720.003.0016
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Politics includes issues of varying complexity. By complex, I mean issues that have multiple and possibly interrelated attributes. While it is arguable that all issues have multiple parts, I use ... More


Introduction

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts is elevated as the closing speaker for the Fifth International AIDS Conference in Montreal, Canada in June 1989. Despite the esteem of the speech invitation, members of ACT-UP and others ... More


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