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This video won the People's Choice Award (determined by online voting) in the 2015 Video contest celebrating student creativity with video and multimedia. The contest theme for 2015 was "What Does Healthy Look Like?" Public health has long been the redheaded stepchild in medicine, and yet one of Hollywood's favorite plots...especially catastrophic viruses. But how well does Hollywood depict real life public health responses to outbreak scenarios in some of its most well-known virus themed films? Let's find out.
Drinkard, L. (2015, April 01). Outbreaks in Film. [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/showcase_videos/55