Disease and mobility: a neglected factor in epidemiology.

  title={Disease and mobility: a neglected factor in epidemiology.},
  author={R M Prothero},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={6 3},
  • R M Prothero
  • Published 1977 in International journal of epidemiology
There is much historical evidence of the spread of disease through human mobility. Today in spite of medical advances and international health measures there is still much cause for concern. There is now more mobility, facilitated by modern transport and sometimes precipitated by major natural and man-made disasters. Redistribution of population is occuring in the developing world, particularly massive rural-urban movements. Population mobility has contributed to the transmission of malaria and… CONTINUE READING