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Balancing Panic and Threat: What ‘Contagion’ Tells Us about Pandemics Today

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments
Balancing Panic and Threat: What ‘Contagion’ Tells Us about Pandemics Today

By Andrew Lea Infectious Disease Columnist Just two months ago, the film Contagion landed itself a top spot at the box office and has since grossed 80 million dollars.[1] The apocalyptic thriller chronicles the progression of a deadly transmissible virus alongside the international community’s race to address mounting health concerns—both unfolding as global social order […]

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