It’s surprising why the media has no sense of proportion or numbers when it comes to public health issues.
Maybe it’s not just about public health? Is it the same for economics, politics, sport, education, entertainment etc.? Are we now collectively blind to the most important issues and our minds are occupied mostly by sensationalized trivia?
The public health emergencies that kill and sicken the most people in India have ceased to be interesting for the media, and because the media is so banal about them, so is the general population. Continue reading