Beyond the face-mask pic: guidance on covering swine flu

Maureen Taylor, who covered SARS and avian flu for CBC-TV, offers ten Do’s and Don’ts for those on the new flu beat. Also on our growing Covering Health Crises page are tips from Andre Picard, Tom Blackwell and David McKie, key health data sources, a post-SARS report card, a risk-guidance checklist from the BBC, medical backgrounders and assessments of the recent days’ coverage on various news platforms and social media.