Israeli study says Zika virus alerts spread too much confusion
Hebrew University study says information on the epidemic was at too high a reading level.
Information about the 2015- 2016 Zika virus epidemic that was released by the World Health Organization caused confusion and even panic in the world because it was written for people with graduate-school educations rather than the common man.
Also, press releases issued by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) were found to be suited for high-school graduates but not people with less education.
These are the conclusions reached by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who studied health monitoring and communication during the ...