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
The CDC Policy Process (Links to an external site.)
page, read the article
How to Write a Health Policy Brief (Links to an external site.)
, 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?
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