Thursday, October 20, 2005

The Avian Flu Virus

WHO released a statement yesterday claiming that the panic surrounding the avian ‘bird’ flu virus is unfounded. However, the issue is still spawning paranoia. The question is, where does this paranoia stem from? Why would the media have such a vested interest in keeping people uncomfortable? The media will create the emotional environment that will best attract business for their advertisers. So the question remains - which company is to benefit most from a population terrified of exagerrated disease?


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