Selecting nonpharmaceutical interventions for influenza.

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Jones, R. M., & Adida, E. (2013). Selecting nonpharmaceutical interventions for influenza. Risk Analysis, 33(8), 1473-1488.
Models of influenza transmission have focused on the ability of vaccination, antiviral therapy, and social distancing strategies to mitigate epidemics. Influenza transmission, how…

Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses.

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Kozlowski, D. (2012). Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 10(2), 159-161.
This review examines which physical interventions are most effective in interrupting or reducing the spread of respiratory viruses in severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Sev…

Avian influenza risk perception and preventive behavior among traditional market workers and shoppers in Taiwan: Practical implications for prevention.

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Kuo, P.-C., Huang, J.-H., & Liu, M.-D. (2011). Avian influenza risk perception and preventive behavior among traditional market workers and shoppers in Taiwan: Practical implications for prevention. PLoS ONE, 6(9).
Background: Avian influenza (AI) can be highly pathogenic and fatal. Preventive behavior such as handwashing and wearing face masks has been recommended. However, little is known …

Coping with the threat of severe acute respiratory syndrome: Role of threat appraisals and coping responses in health behaviors.

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Lee-Baggley, D., DeLongis, A., Voorhoeave, P., & Greenglass, E. (2004). Coping with the threat of severe acute respiratory syndrome: Role of threat appraisals and coping responses in health behaviors. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 7(1), 9-23.
The present study examines the psychological impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) by exploring the coping strategies and health behaviors enacted in response to the …

SMANA’s Compilation of COVID-19 Resources

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Liz Foote Maui May 20, 2020 01:15 AM
The Social Marketing Association of North America (SMANA) is curating resources on social marketing and COVID-19 and has created a list in the form of a google sheet. It has a ton…

Education, Marketing & Law - Stopping the Spread of COVID-19

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Julie Cook Waterloo May 29, 2020 03:06 AM
Here's a brief but interesting summary from Griffith University (originally written by Michael Rothschild) of three common approaches to social change: education, marketing and la…

Emerging from COVID-19 lockdown

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Julie Cook Waterloo June 05, 2020 12:59 AM
So many of us are thinking right now about how the world will transition out of COVID-19 lockdown. This blog post from Griffith University features Professor Jeff French, who is t…

Covid 19-Eco-Friendly Sanitization

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Philippa King Limerick June 26, 2020 08:31 AM
As all Sports clubs are recommencing training in Ireland  after lockdown and Government Guidelines require high levels of sanitization of equipment, facilities and athletes so we …

A 'Mass Experiment' for the Climate

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Julie Cook Waterloo July 22, 2020 03:35 PM
How has COVID-19 impacted our behaviours in relation to the environment? This BBC article tackles the relationships between our individual behaviours, government & business action…

Curbing Reckless Behaviour in the Face of COVID-19: Moralize It!

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Julie Cook Waterloo July 28, 2020 09:28 PM
Hi all, This is an interesting article that advocates for a "moralizing" approach to  behaviour change in the face of COVID-19. Both second hand smoke and drunk driving campaigns…

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