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Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases

  • Thomas Löscher
  • Luise Prüfer-Krämer
Chapter
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)

Abstract

Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are characterized by a new or an increased occurrence within the last few decades. They include the following categories Emerging diagnosis of infectious diseases: old diseases that are newly classified as infectious diseases because of the discovery of a responsible infectious agent.

Keywords

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Hemorrhagic Fever With Renal Syndrome Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Rift Valley Fever Nipah Virus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DITM)University of MunichMunichGermany
  2. 2.Travel ClinicBielefeldGermany

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