Infectious diseases: considerations for the 21st century.

  title={Infectious diseases: considerations for the 21st century.},
  author={Anthony S. Fauci},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={32 5},
  • A. Fauci
  • Published 1 March 2001
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
The discipline of infectious diseases will assume added prominence in the 21st century in both developed and developing nations. To an unprecedented extent, issues related to infectious diseases in the context of global health are on the agendas of world leaders, health policymakers, and philanthropies. This attention has focused both on scientific challenges such as vaccine development and on the deleterious effects of infectious diseases on economic development and political stability… 

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