Risk Communication Discussion with D.K. Srivastava

Historical epidemic events showed us the big gap in communication between the authorities and people where proper risk communication methods could have saved the lives of millions of people. At the time, the medical field was not developed so scholars and people assumed certain myths about that disease. Misinformation and extent of fear at that time was to an extent that doctors refused to give treatments to the people and priests refused to make last rites of the people.

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