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Published by S. Karger AG (Switzerland) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Asia, Southeastern,
  • Communicable Diseases, Emerging,
  • Southeast Asia,
  • Virus Diseases

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8938436M
ISBN 103805581750
ISBN 109783805581752

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Over the past 6 years, a number of zoonotic and vectorborne viral diseases have emerged in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. Vectorborne disease agents discussed in this article include Japanese encephalitis, Barmah Forest, Ross River, and Chikungunya by: Over the past 6 years, a number of zoonotic and vectorborne viral diseases have emerged in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. Vectorborne disease agents discussed in this article include Japanese encephalitis, Barmah Forest, Ross River, and Chikungunya viruses. However, most emerging viruses have been zoonotic, with fruit bats, including the flying fox species as the probable wildlife.   Southeast Asia is a hotspot for emerging infectious diseases, including those with pandemic potential. Emerging infectious diseases have exacted heavy public health and economic tolls. Severe acute respiratory syndrome rapidly decimated the region's tourist industry. Influenza A H5N1 has had a profound effect on the poultry by: Get this from a library! Emerging viral diseases of Southeast Asia. [Sunil K Lal;] -- Experts discuss the threat posed by emerging viruses and describe ongoing efforts to face future outbreaks by searching for new antivirals, developing new vaccines, and improving methods of diagnosis.

South-central Asia and Southeast Asia have the highest incidence, but major epidemics occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Most infections are acquired via contaminated food or water. Multi-drug–resistant S. Typhi is common, but susceptibility to original first-line agents is re-emerging. In endemic settings, incidence is highest in children 1 to 5. Emerging Viral Diseases of Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific Article (PDF Available) in Emerging infectious diseases 7(3 Suppl) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'. An emerging viral disease is one that is newly recognized or newly evolved, or that has occurred previously but shows an increase in incidence or expansion in geographical, host, or vector range. By this definition, numerous viral diseases in this book currently qualify as emerging diseases. However while traveling in Southeast Asia, unknown to many, is also a hotspot for emerging infectious diseases, including those with pandemic potential. Southeast Asia is defined as the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a region with growing geopolitical influence in view of Asia’s global economic.

  Due to several risk factors Southeast Asia has been and still is a breeding ground for infectious diseases. Edited by Sunil K. Lal, this book concentrates on emerging viral infections. The threat posed by the SARS coronavirus, avian influenza virus H5N1, henipaviruses, Ross River virus and viruses causing diseases in fish and shrimp is Cited by: 4. Southeast Asia is a hotspot for emerging infectious diseases, including those with pandemic potential. Emerging infectious diseases have exacted heavy public health and economic tolls. Severe acute respiratory syndrome rapidly decimated the region's tourist industry. Influenza A H5N1 has had a profound effect on the poultry industry. The reasons why southeast Asia is at risk from emerging Cited by: Conference Presentations; About the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases / D.P. Drotman et al ; Emerging Infectious Diseases: A CDC Perspective / J.M. Hughes; Emerging Viral Diseases of Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific / J.S. Mackenzie et al.; Epidemiology, Evolution, and Future of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic / B.R. Levin et al.; Antibacterial Household Products.   Emerging infectious diseases in Asia. Issue: Halting Epidemics. 07 February article. Vietnam, and more broadly Southeast Asia, is one of the most densely populated areas of the planet and presents some unique challenges for understanding how we prevent the emergence and spread of infectious diseases. The major problem of.