TITLE

Ebola Economics: The Case for an Upstream Approach to Disease Emergence

AUTHOR(S)
Schar, Daniel; Daszak, Peter
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
EcoHealth;Dec2014, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p451
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's perspective on an approach to disease emergence such as the Ebola cases in West Africa. It notes that selfless work of medical personnel which appears to be reining in a raging epidemic. It talks about global capacity to detect and control similar events at their inception and how man prepares for a future pandemic. The author points out the viral genetic code, the altered landscapes facilitating contact and spillover from animal to human.
ACCESSION #
101644001

 

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