Emerging Viruses: Defining the Rules for Viral Traffic

@article{Morse1991EmergingVD,
  title={Emerging Viruses: Defining the Rules for Viral Traffic},
  author={Stephen S. Morse},
  journal={Perspectives in Biology and Medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={34},
  pages={387 - 409}
}
  • S. Morse
  • Published 7 January 2015
  • Medicine
  • Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
The worldwide epidemic of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) demonstrates that infectious diseases are not a vestige of our premodern past, but, like disease in general, the price we pay for living in the organic world. AIDS came at a time of increasing complacency about infectious diseases. The striking successes achieved with antibiotics, together with widespread application of vaccines for many previously feared viral diseases, made it appear to many physicians and the public that… 

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