Biological invaders are threats to human health: an overview

@article{Mazza2014BiologicalIA,
  title={Biological invaders are threats to human health: an overview},
  author={Gm Mazza and Elena Tricarico and Piero Genovesi and Francesca Gherardi},
  journal={Ethology Ecology \& Evolution},
  year={2014},
  volume={26},
  pages={112 - 129}
}
Invasive alien species are one of the major agents of human-accelerated global change: they threaten biodiversity, alter ecosystem structure, functions and services, inflict large economic costs and cause serious problems to human health. The effects on human health are indeed a major problem and also cause substantial costs but, surprisingly, very few studies have analyzed this topic. The paper describes and analyses the hazards to human health associated with species introductions, and… 
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