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Clear-Cutting Disease Control Capital-Led Deforestation, Public Health Austerity, and Vector-Borne Infection

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ISBN-10: 3030102777

ISBN-13: 9783030102777

Edition: 2018

Authors: Rodrick Wallace, Luis Fernando Chaves, Luke R. Bergmann, Const�ncia Ayres, Lenny Hogerwerf

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The vector-borne Zika virus joins avian influenza, Ebola, and yellow fever as recent public health crises threatening pandemicity. By a combination of stochastic modeling and economic geography, this book proposes two key causes together explain the explosive spread of the worst of the vector-borne outbreaks. Ecosystems in which such pathogens are largely controlled by environmental stochasticity are being drastically streamlined by both agribusiness-led deforestation and deficits in public health and environmental sanitation. Consequently, a subset of infections that once burned out relatively quickly in local forests are now propagating across susceptible human populations whose…    
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Publication date: 1/26/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 68
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Rodrick Wallace is a research scientist in the Department of Mental Health Epidemiology at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.