Skip to main content

Table 2 Major Events Reported

From: The reporting of theoretical health risks by the media: Canadian newspaper reporting of potential blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Major Events Reported # of articles (% of total) * Banner Headline Other Front Page Other Front Section
1st blood withdrawal 70 (29) 3 8 42
Recipient notification 27 (11) 1 4 12
US CJD donor blood quarantine 31 (13) 1 0 27
UK blood ban 35 (14) 0 3 26
  1. *Other stories make up the remaining 23% of articles