Emerging Infectious Diseases Infectious diseases are a continuing danger everyone.
Some diseases have been effectively controlled with the help of modern technology. Yet new diseases?such as SARS and West Nile virus infection?are constantly appearing.
An infectious disease whose occurrence has increased in the past years or threatens to increase is termed as emerging. These diseases include new infections, previously unrecognized infections and old infections reappearing due to antimicrobial resistance and public health issues due to unhygienic conditions.
Tracking of viral evolution during an outbreak of emerging beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) infection in the critically endangered Orange-bellied parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) PPT Version |