You’ve heard about it on talk shows, news reports, even on Sesame Street: swine flu is coming back. But public officials and some media have been scratching their heads over the best way to cover H1N1 and how to report the facts without overhyping. We’ll discuss how to cover a disaster that no one is sure will even happen.
- Dr. Jose Montero, New Hampshire state epidemiologist
- Maryn McKenna, independent public health journalist who has covered the Centers for Disease Control and several major public health events, contributing writer at the University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, and Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Media Fellow
- Dr. Mona Khanna, physician, health reporter, and current Medical Editor at icyou.com, a site focusing on medicine and health care information
We'll also hear from
- Mark Bevis, news director for New Hampshire Public Radio