Resurgent and emergent disease in a changing world.

  title={Resurgent and emergent disease in a changing world.},
  author={Mitchell L. Cohen},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  volume={54 3},
Emerging infectious diseases pose important public health problems for both the developed and developing world. Many new or previously unrecognized bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic diseases have emerged within the past two decades. At the same time, many once-controlled infections have re-emerged or become resistant to antimicrobial therapy. This emergence is the result of changes in society, technology, the environment, and the microbes themselves, and these changes have had often… CONTINUE READING

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