How Do the First Days Count? A Case Study of Qatar Experience in Emergency Risk Communication during the MERS-CoV Outbreak

@inproceedings{Nour2017HowDT,
  title={How Do the First Days Count? A Case Study of Qatar Experience in Emergency Risk Communication during the MERS-CoV Outbreak},
  author={Mohamed Nour and Mohd Alhajri and Elmoubasher A. B. A. Farag and Hamad E. Al-Romaihi and Mohamed A. F. Al-Thani and Salih Al-Marri and Elena S Savoia},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2017}
}
This case study is the first to be developed in the Middle East region to document what happened during the response to the 2013 MERS outbreak in Qatar. It provides a description of key epidemiologic events and news released from a prime daily newspaper and main Emergency Risk Communication (ERC) actions that were undertaken by public health authorities… CONTINUE READING