Pandemic! Globalization and the new plagues
- Extra Reading
Allen & Overy Lecture The earliest gains in life expectancy were made by understanding infectious diseases, first through epidemiology and then through microbiology. So what process govern the spread of infections in populations? Why do some pathogens come and go while others are very persistent? Why are we now facing new threats from BSE, SARS and bird flu, and how worried should we be?
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This event was on Tue, 12 Feb 2008
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