Singular cholera epidemics in 19th-century Denmark: Investigating patterns of transmission with historical source material

Mads Linnet Perner, Matthew David Phelps, Mathias Mølbak Ingholt, Peter Kjær Mackie Jensen, Lone Simonsen

Publikation: KonferencebidragPosterForskning

StatusUdgivet - 2017
Udgivet eksterntJa
BegivenhedImpact of Environmental Changes on Infectious Diseases - Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Phsysics, Trieste, Italien
Varighed: 17 maj 201719 maj 2017


KonferenceImpact of Environmental Changes on Infectious Diseases
LokationAbdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Phsysics
AndetEnvironmental changes — the manifestations of which can include loss of biodiversity and habitat, increasing atmospheric temperature, rising sea level, and climatic instability (e.g., longer and more severe periods of drought or rainfall) — are likely to affect the prevalence of various infectious diseases by making conditions more (or less) propitious for the survival of pathogens and their vectors, and by inducing mass movement of human and animal populations.<br/>This conference will discuss the impact of current and predicted future environmental changes on infectious disease dynamics in people, wildlife, and livestock across the globe, and what actions need to be taken.<br/>Topics include<br/>Environment change and infectious disease<br/>Water-borne and food-borne diseases<br/>Impacts of mobility, travel, trade and globalization on infectious diseases<br/>Land use change, including livestock and agricultural changes<br/>Air quality, urbanization, socio-demographic and economic impacts on health<br/>Vector-borne diseases

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