Supranationalism In The Movie Contagion

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Contagion When watching Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion, a movie based on a deadly virus called MEV-1 which spreads around the world in a matter of days, you suddenly become aware of your surroundings. Someone a few rows back sneezes into her hands. An elderly person down the row hacks a fluid rich cough and doesn’t cover his mouth as well as he should. Someone else sniffles and wipes their nose on their sleeve. All at once, the whole theater crawls with disease and you just need to get out. The virus circles the globe in a matter of days, causing coughs, fevers and seizures as scientists from the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scramble to identify the pathogen and develop a vaccine. MEV-1 is…show more content…
The quote “medicine has become a team sport, and a public health more so” in other words medicine has become a group job rather than something us as individuals take initiative of. Meaning this, it has now become a list of policies and regulations, in the movie Zuger also compares this to bureaucracy, meaning that most of these policies are made by the top tier of workers rather than the individual taking steps to save the humankind like Winslet kind of similar to supranationalism. In short, this quote demonstrates a perspective stating that the medical world does not only include doctors, scientist, and nurses anymore. Instead the media has become involved to the point that it plays a key role when it comes to epidemics, therefore people need to work as a team to make the medical world stable and effective. Adults, children, people from high or low classes all matter; therefore everyone should work as a team creating an alliance when it comes to dealthy situations and or events that go on in the medical world. The bottom line is, when people are crystal clear about the most important priorities of the organization and the team they work with and prioritized their work around those top priorities, not only are they many times more productive, they discover they have the time they need to have a
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