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Biohazards

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

Biohazards are biological agents—including pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi—that infect humans and are spread through a variety of transmission methods. These pathogens cause local and global outbreaks of a variety of diseases that impact billions of people ...

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