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Diseases

  • By: Regina A. List
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Not only is disease a highly personal matter impacting the affected individual's daily life, but it also has social significance. Disease has become an increasingly global matter, as exemplified by, among others, the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic of 2003 ...

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