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

Schar, Daniel; Daszak, Peter
December 2014
EcoHealth;Dec2014, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p451
Academic Journal
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.


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