Global climate change and extreme weather events : understanding the contributions to infectious disease emergence: workshop summary /

Long before the germ theory of disease was described, late in the nineteenth century, humans knew that climatic conditions influence the appearance and spread of epidemic diseases. Ancient notions about the effects of weather and climate on disease remained embedded in our collective consciousness t...

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Corporate Authors: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Microbial Threats., Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Global Health.
Other Authors: Relman, David A., Hamburg, Margaret A., Choffnes, Eileen R., Mack, Alison.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, 2008.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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