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The Development of Modern EpidemiologyPersonal reports from those who were there$
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Walter W. Holland, Jørn Olsen, and Charles du V. Florey

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780198569541

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.001.0001

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Emerging infectious diseases

Emerging infectious diseases

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(p.133) 12 Emerging infectious diseases
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The Development of Modern Epidemiology
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Roger Detels

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0012

This chapter comments on why new infectious diseases have emerged as important health issues, what we know about them, and how they may be tackled. Topics covered include types and causes of emerging diseases, examples of disease emerging in the 20th century, and prevention of emerging diseases.

Keywords:   emerging diseases, HIV/AIDS, prevention, infectious disease, prevention

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