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Academics and competing interests in H1N1 influenza media reporting

OPEN Journal of epidemiology and community health | 13 Nov 2013

KL Mandeville, S O'Neill, A Brighouse, A Walker, K Yarrow and K Chan
Abstract
Concerns have been raised over competing interests (CoI) among academics during the 2009 to 2010 A/H1N1 pandemic. Media reporting can influence public anxiety and demand for pharmaceutical products. We assessed CoI of academics providing media commentary during the early stages of the pandemic.
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H1N1, Pandemic H1N1/09 virus, Influenza vaccine, Swine influenza, Influenza A virus subtype H1N1, Pandemic, 2009 flu pandemic, Influenza
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