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Achieving Sustainable Global Capacity for Surveillance and Response to Emerging Diseases of Zoonotic Origin

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Achieving Sustainable Global Capacity for Surveillance and Response to Emerging Diseases of Zoonotic Origin( )
Author: Committee on Achieving Sustainable Global Capacity for Surveillance and Response to Emerging Diseases of Zoonotic Origin,
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,
Board on Global Health,
Division on Earth and Life Studies,
Institute of Medicine,
National Research Council,
Editor: Scott, Kimberly
Tsai, Peggy
Beatty, Alexandra
ISBN:978-0-309-17814-3
Publication Date:Dec 2008
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $39.99
Book Description:

One of the biggest threats today is the uncertainty surrounding the emergence of a novel pathogen or the re-emergence of a known infectious disease that might result in disease outbreaks with great losses of human life and immense global economic consequences. Over the past six decades, most of the emerging infectious disease events in humans have been caused by zoonotic pathogens--those infectious agents that are transmitted from animals to humans.

In June 2008, the...
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Pages:152
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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