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MythBusters get behind H1N1 prevention in PSA

Discovery Channel and the hosts of MythBusters have joined with the United States Department of Health and Human Services for a public service announcement about H1N1 to air on the Discovery Channel. The campaign features hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage bringing their science to the sneeze with advice to stay home if you're sick. As well, the campaign has a web component, www.discovery.com/h1n1, with 'Top Five Myths About H1N1' from HowStuffWorks.com, helpful links to find out more about H1N1. Discovery Education will also provide educational and classroom resources for teachers and students.
October 15, 2009

Discovery Channel and the hosts of MythBusters have joined with the United States Department of Health and Human Services for a public service announcement about H1N1 to air on the Discovery Channel. The campaign features hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage bringing their science to the sneeze and advice to stay home if you’re sick. As well, the campaign has a web component, www.discovery.com/h1n1, with ‘Top Five Myths About H1N1′ from HowStuffWorks.com and helpful links to find out more about H1N1. Discovery Education will also provide educational and classroom resources for teachers and students.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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