Global Trade Tradeoff: Rickettsial Disease in Taiwan

  • Sharon Levy
  • Published 2012 in Environmental health perspectives


Global trade tradeoff: Rickettsial disease in taiwan After Taiwan joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, local production of rice plummeted. A new study shows that fallow Taiwanese rice fields have become breeding grounds for ticks and chiggers that infect people with deadly diseases. However, plowing the fallow fields appeared to reduce the… (More)
DOI: 10.1289/ehp.120-a456


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@inproceedings{Levy2012GlobalTT, title={Global Trade Tradeoff: Rickettsial Disease in Taiwan}, author={Sharon Levy}, booktitle={Environmental health perspectives}, year={2012} }