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The book reopened on infectious diseases
Microbes and Infection
  • Maria Avila, University of California, Merced
  • Najwane Said, University of California, Merced
  • David M. Ojcius, University of California, Merced
ORCiD
David M. Ojcius: 0000-0003-1461-4495
Document Type
Article
DOI
10.1016/j.micinf.2008.07.012
Publication Date
7-1-2008
Abstract
Emerging infectious diseases represent a major challenge to human health worldwide. The risk of evolving new infectious pathogens has been intensifying due to urbanization, demographic changes, air travel, inappropriate use of antibiotics, and climate change. These pathogens can affect humans from urban centers to the remotest corners of the globe. Far from being a scourge of the past, infectious diseases are relevant for the world today.
Citation Information
Maria Avila, Najwane Said and David M. Ojcius. "The book reopened on infectious diseases" Microbes and Infection Vol. 10 Iss. 9 (2008) p. 942 - 947 ISSN: 1286-4579
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/david-ojcius/223/