Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 September 2013

154 Pages


ISBN: 9780199608294

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An Unnatural History of Emerging Infections

Ron Barrett and George Armelagos (the late)

  • The first comprehensive synthesis of both the societal and environmental drivers of emerging infectious disease in humans, from prehistory to the present day
  • Describes three distinct epidemiological transitions culminating in the emerging infections of today
  • Adopts a truly multidisciplinary approach
  • Discusses the applications for global health policies and future research

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