Talking Points

In this assignment, I played the role of a representative from the Onondaga Department of Parks and Recreation. I was given a scenario where there was an outbreak of monkey B virus in the Rhesus Macaque monkeys at the zoo. I put together these talking points that someone could hypothetically use in this scenario.

The following information is not intended to be factual but is part of a class assignment at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, 2019. All information is intended to be sourced appropriately.

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