The epidemic

Plot:

The participants deserted on an island.
The doctor and one character explore the island and discover "the others" doing a ritual (they think they're drinking blood).
One of the characters who went o explore the island gets sick and dies infront of their eyes. Before dying infects *4 other people. The doctor has medecin to heal one person *they have to decide who* , then gives alternative medecin made of a herb he found with "the others", (Should they seek help from the others? who would go?)

Objectives:

Human Rights related:

Target audience:

General

Duration:

60-90 minutes

Group Size:

15-20

Description:

. Participants interacting together.
. Frightened, doctor and F come back from exploration hike and inform them about "the others" (primitive tribe doing a ritual and apparntly drinking blood)
. While the doctor is speaking F coughs, and shows some symptoms of disease. Doctor stops speaking, goes to bring "something".
Doctor orders 3 specific characters to take care of him.
. F dies coughing blood in front of all participants. (Doctor avoids touching the patient)
. Doctor orders the same characters to get the body outside the room.
. While they're out he informs that the disease tranfers by touching. Warns everyone not to touch them, maybe isolate them.
. Doctor tells everyone that he has 1 medecines, he drank one himself. 1 is left for them to decide who will take it.
. Discussion between all participants.
. Doctor informs about alternative medecin through a herb he found in "the other's" side.
*If they send someone healthy they will risk being exposed to the disease. If they send an already sick person, the trip takes 5 hours to get there, they might not make it.

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Debriefing:

*How do we feel? In general, towards the doctor, and the infected people.
*What have you learned ?
*Was it difficult to separate you reality from the character?
*How would you react to this situation as the real you?
*Death
*Disease

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