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Table 3 Reassurance through government action

From: Communicating uncertainty - how Australian television reported H1N1 risk in 2009: a content analysis

Statements n (%)
Vaccine (e.g. production, testing and roll-out; advice about priority groups etc) 217 29.8
Border control and containment measures (e.g. quarantine, thermal imagery, health declaration cards) 189 25.9
Government pandemic preparedness plan and alert level 126 17.3
Administration of the anti-viral stockpile 45 6.2
Closures of public areas and postponement of public events 42 5.8
Testing and diagnosis of the H1N1 strain 38 5.2
Advise the public to remain calm 26 3.6
Identification of risk-groups 22 3.0
Other 24 3.3
TOTAL 729 100.0