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Towards the endgame and beyond: complexities and challenges for the elimination of infectious diseases.

Abstract:

Successful control measures have interrupted the local transmission of human infectious diseases such as measles, malaria and polio, and saved and improved billions of lives. Similarly, control efforts have massively reduced the incidence of many infectious diseases of animals, such as rabies and rinderpest, with positive benefits for human health and livelihoods across the globe. However, disease elimination has proven an elusive goal, with only one human and one animal pathogen globally era...

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Publisher copy:
10.1098/rstb.2012.0137

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Metcalf, CJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Hampson, K More by this author
Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Volume:
368
Issue:
1623
Pages:
20120137
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
URN:
uuid:14ebb3c6-467f-4bd0-ad5e-242d9c5b3037
Source identifiers:
411481
Local pid:
pubs:411481

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