Most health and medical marketing is fairly generic. Another way of saying this is that the stories most healthcare industry marketing tells… aren’t stories.
In this brief, reflective essay, Saïd Jidane and Lahcen Belyamani never explicitly say what the story is, or what particular end they’re referring to.
As important as any given fact is, it may be more important to notice what we’re being asked to do with the information. In the American Journal of Public Health, Trevor Hoppe uses the simple fact that there is nothing inherently Spanish about the “Spanish flu” to talk about the rhetoric of naming diseases. It […]
This article is (you’ll pardon the reference) The Sixth Sense of pandemic scholarship. Michael Greenberger writes a series of painfully accurate observations in the 2018 American Journal of Public Health. The statistics, facts, and warnings in the first half of the piece read like a checklist of things that have gone wrong to lead up […]
It is almost surreal to read hypothesizing about pandemics from pieces published less than two years ago: