|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:
Last name Marshall
Group B: Last Name I through P
- Examine at least two policies that were enacted by the CDC that attempted to help the situation and their effectiveness.
- Explain one additional policy that you would have enacted if you had been in charge of mitigating this epidemic. How would it differ from a policy to mitigate a chronic disease?
- Response: Please respond to at least two of your classmates who responded to a different set of questions: Group A responds to posts from Group B and C; Group B responds to posts from Groups A and C; and Group C responds to posts from Groups A and B. You must post at least 75 words in each of your responses.