News & Perspective

Jul 01, 2010

Jul 01, 2010

Analysts say WHO communication errors spurred 'false pandemic' charges

(CIDRAP News) – Two private risk-communication consultants who have done work for the World Health Organization (WHO) have published an analysis arguing that the agency's messaging missteps have lent undeserved credibility to accusations that it exaggerated the H1N1 pandemic threat in order to enrich pharmaceutical companies.