The US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) is at least better than the World Health Organisation (WHO) in providing info on A/H1N1 (swine flu). But there are problems with the CDC website.
Here are 5 examples, and a bouquet (sorry wordpress doesn’t automatically format url’s and I’m busy) .
From newswroom at
Clicking on swine flu box at top takes you to outdated
27 Apr 2009 0241GMT
latest is April 23!
CDC asks you to register for chrissakes to get info
and there is no podcast on that page
links to transcript of 23 April 2009
Don’t know diff between podcast and vidcast
Examples of good CDC practice
url states date and GMT
CDC say this page will be updated daily at 3 p.m. ET until further notice.