Insurance and epidemics: SARS, West Nile virus and Nipah virus.

Abstract

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) reminds us that sudden disease emergence is a permanent part of our world--and should be anticipated in our planning. Historically the emergence of new diseases has had little or no impact beyond a small, localized cluster of infections. However, given just the right conditions, a highly virulent pathogen can… (More)

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@article{Overbeck2003InsuranceAE, title={Insurance and epidemics: SARS, West Nile virus and Nipah virus.}, author={Jan von Overbeck}, journal={Journal of insurance medicine}, year={2003}, volume={35 3-4}, pages={165-73} }