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Global transport networks and infectious disease spread.

Abstract:

Air, sea and land transport networks continue to expand in reach, speed of travel and volume of passengers and goods carried. Pathogens and their vectors can now move further, faster and in greater numbers than ever before. Three important consequences of global transport network expansion are infectious disease pandemics, vector invasion events and vector-borne pathogen importation. This review briefly examines some of the important historical examples of these disease and vector movements, ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Advances in parasitology
Volume:
62
Pages:
293-343
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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EISSN:
2163-6079
ISSN:
0065-308X
Source identifiers:
209866

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