Various factors that impact EID (Emerging infectious diseases)

By Diksha Tomer and Avishek Majumder on October 9, 2018 No Comments

Emerging infectious diseases (EID) is a type of disease occurring from infections of unknown strains of microorganism. They may also reoccur from infectious diseases that may have occurred many years back. These infectious diseases are either new or have a potential to become epidemic in the near future. Some common examples of the EID include; HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, Influenza, malaria, dengue, cholera, Ebola, and many others to name (Drotman et al., 2018).

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Epidemiology and public health challenge from emerging infectious diseases

By Chandrika Kapagunta and Avishek Majumder on May 14, 2018 1 Comment

In the last few decades, after the discovery of penicillin, a large number of these diseases have been controlled or eliminated. However, infectious diseases have a tendency to recur in a different population or region than before. This phenomenon is termed as emerging infectious diseases (EID).

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