Public Health Emergency Risk Communication and Social Media Reactions to an Errant Warning of a Ballistic Missile Threat --- Hawaii, January 2018

Feb 21, 2019
After an errant ballistic missile alert in Hawaii on January 13, 2018, social media reactions revealed how the public interprets, shares, and responds to an evolving threat. The lack of clear direction after this errant alert highlighted gaps in messaging that resulted in confusion, anxiety, and panic.

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