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Viruses and Diseases, Emerging

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

In the global era, the easy mobility and transport of persons and material also allow for rapid global spread of disease-causing viruses. These result in pandemic outbreaks of global proportions.

One example of this is the 2009 influenza A (H1N1, also known as swine ...

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