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The distribution and spread of emerging human infectious diseases

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Despite many successes in the control of human infectious diseases they continue to pose a considerable risk to human health. The global distributions of pathogens are driven by ecological factors and the magnitude and extent of transmission are influenced by the dynamics of human behaviour.

Viruses such as chikungnunya virus, Zika virus, dengue virus, and Ebola virus have recently expanded geographically. However, prior to their expansion there was little quantitative evidence...

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Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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