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Pandemics and National Security

@inproceedings{Evans2010PandemicsAN,
  title={Pandemics and National Security},
  author={Jane Evans},
  year={2010}
}
Traditionally, national security has been narrowly defined as the preservation of the state from physical threats. Still, emerging diseases and their pandemic potential pose perhaps an even greater national security threat, particularly in this era of globalization when disease can spread more rapidly than in previous eras. Thirty four percent of all deaths worldwide are now attributable to infectious disease, while war only accounts for 0.64 percent of those deaths. Moreover, the Spanish flu… 

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