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    ‘AdamaSankoh danced her way down the red carpet, past jubilant onlookers – includingPresident Ernest Bai Koroma – and out of the Ebola treatment centre (ETC) inMakeni. It was a personal triumph for the 35-year-old Sierra Leonean but also,hopefully, the beginning of the end of her country’s Ebola nightmare. WithSankoh’s release, Sierra Leone begins its 42-day countdown to Ebola-freestatus.’
    Pleaseread the extract above concerning the last treated Ebola patient in SierraLeone.

    1. Hasreading this extract changed any previous perceptions about the handling ofEbola?
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    2. Howdo you feel about the way the media have portrayed this 'Red-Carpet' event incomparison to the devastation caused by Ebola in Western Africa?
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    3. Doyou believe that the extract supports both sides of the state of the Ebolacrisis fairly?
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    4. Whatis your opinion on the importance of this extract in your perception of howquickly scientific research progresses? (Please highlight or circle)
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    Onlyslightly important
    Important
    Veryimportant

    5. What is the effect on your perception of howquickly medical responses to epidemics are at the moment if there is one?
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    AlanEustace: I leapt from the stratosphere.
    http://go.ted.com/bcLS
    Pleasewatch the TED talk above concerning Alan Eustace's record breaking highaltitude jump. Whilst you are watching you can answer the questions.
    6. Haswatching this video affected how you believe scientific achievements should bereported in media?
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    7. Howdo you feel about the portrayal and format of this talk as a suitable piece tothe significance of the information given?
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    8. Howhas this talk change your attitude to how the previous article you read shouldreally have been presented?
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    9. Whatdo you believe is your preferred method of science in media out of the two inthis questionnaire? (Article or recorded lecture)
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    10.
    What isyour opinion on the importance of this video in your perception of scientificprogress? (Please highlight or circle)
    Notimportant at all
    Noopinion
    Onlyslightly important
    Important
    Veryimportant

    Thankyou for taking part in this questionnaire, your input is greatly appreciated!
 
 
 
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