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Prospects for emerging infections in East and southeast Asia 10 years after severe acute respiratory syndrome.

Abstract:

It is 10 years since severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) emerged, and East and Southeast Asia retain a reputation as a hot spot of emerging infectious diseases. The region is certainly a hot spot of socioeconomic and environmental change, and although some changes (e.g., urbanization and agricultural intensification) may reduce the probability of emerging infectious diseases, the effect of any individual emergence event may be increased by the greater concentration and connectivity of li...

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10.3201/eid1906.121783

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Pfeiffer, D More by this author
Oshitani, H More by this author
Journal:
Emerging infectious diseases
Volume:
19
Issue:
6
Pages:
853-860
Publication date:
2013-06-05
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EISSN:
1080-6059
ISSN:
1080-6040
URN:
uuid:ea29b685-97ca-4c40-a46c-5f7df6ee8a51
Source identifiers:
405877
Local pid:
pubs:405877

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