Emerging and re-emerging viruses: A global challenge illustrated by Chikungunya virus outbreaks.

@article{Devaux2012EmergingAR,
  title={Emerging and re-emerging viruses: A global challenge illustrated by Chikungunya virus outbreaks.},
  author={Christian A Devaux},
  journal={World journal of virology},
  year={2012},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={11-22}
}
In recent decades, the issue of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, especially those related to viruses, has become an increasingly important area of concern in public health. It is of significance to anticipate future epidemics by accumulating knowledge through appropriate research and by monitoring their emergence using indicators from different sources. The objective is to alert and respond effectively in order to reduce the adverse impact on the general populations. Most of the… CONTINUE READING