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Origins, Surveillance, and Forecasting of Emerging Infectious Diseases

Date/Time: 12 June 2012, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Speaker: Stephen S. Morse, Ph.D.
Speaker Affiliation: Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York
Venue: John A. Burns School of Medicine, Kaka’ako, MEB Auditorium (Room 315)

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Description: Most serious emerging infectious diseases, such as HIV/AIDS, SARS and pandemic influenza, are zoonotic. None had been predicted before their appearance in the human population. While early warning for emerging infectious diseases remains challenging, our improved understanding of factors driving infectious disease emergence, and new technological capabilities, are beginning to make this problem increasingly feasible to address.
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