Emerging infectious diseases: public health issues for the 21st century.

  title={Emerging infectious diseases: public health issues for the 21st century.},
  author={Sue C. Binder and Art Levitt and Jeffrey J. Sacks and James M. Hughes},
  volume={284 5418},
Infectious diseases are the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause worldwide. As the new millennium approaches, the public health community must replenish capacity depleted during years of inadequate funding while simultaneously incorporating new technologies and planning for the longer term. Among the challenges facing the public health community is the need for coordinated, global, multisectoral approaches to preventing and controlling complex infectious… CONTINUE READING

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