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By Heiman F. L. Wertheim, Peter Horby, John P. Woodall

The Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases offers a far wanted useful and visible review of the present distribution and determinants of significant infectious ailments of people. the great full-color maps exhibit at a look the components with pronounced infections and outbreaks, and are followed via a concise precis of key info at the infectious agent and its scientific and epidemiological features. seeing that infectious illnesses are dynamic, the maps are offered within the context of a altering international, and the way those adjustments are influencing the geographical distribution on human infections.

This exact atlas:

  • Contains greater than one hundred forty five top of the range full-color maps overlaying all significant human infectious diseases
  • Provides key info at the illustrated infectious diseases
  • Has been compiled and reviewed by means of a piece of writing board of infectious sickness specialists from round the world

The result's a concise atlas with a constant layout all through, the place fabric crucial for realizing the worldwide spatial distribution of infectious illnesses has been thoughtfully assembled by way of overseas specialists. Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases is an important instrument for infectious sickness experts, scientific microbiologists, virologists, go back and forth medication experts, and public healthiness professionals.

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For this analysis an EID event was defined as ‘the first temporal emergence of a pathogen in a human population which was related to the increase in distribution, increase in incidence, or increase in virulence or other factors that led to that pathogen being classed as an emerging disease’. The maps have been corrected for geographical reporting bias by adjusting for the frequency of the country listed for the affiliation of authors in each article in the Journal of Infectious Diseases from 1973 to 2004.

2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2012 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 4 5 Subject: Population Definition: The maps opposite show the estimated number of people living within national boundaries in 2007 (top) and the number of people per square kilometer of land, the population density (bottom). National populations are generally estimated through intermittent national censuses, which attempt to enumerate all people alive and living in the country on a specified day. The United Nations recommends a census every 10 years.

Key references Bonds MH, et al. (2010) Poverty trap formed by the ecology of infectious diseases. Proc Biol Sci 277(1685):1185–1192. Human Development Report (2009) Overcoming Barriers: Human Mobility and Developement. UNDP. ISBN 978-0230-23904-3. Regional Economic Outlook (2008) Sub-Saharan Africa. World Economic and Financial Summaries. International Monetary Fund 2008. ISBN 978-1-58906-763-9. World Economic Outlook. Rebalancing Growth. ISBN 978-158906-915-2. World Bank (2010) World Development Indicators.

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