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Volume 11, Number 4—April 2005

Perspective

Emerging Infectious Diseases: a 10-Year Perspective from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Anthony S. Fauci*, Nancy A. Touchette*Comments to Author , and Gregory K. Folkers*
Author affiliations: *National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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Leading causes of disability life years (DALYs) due to infectious and parasitic diseases. Lower respiratory infections, HIV/AIDS, diarrheal diseases, and malaria are among the infectious diseases that contribute to the most DALYs lost each year throughout the world (6).

Figure 2. Leading causes of disability life years (DALYs) due to infectious and parasitic diseases. Lower respiratory infections, HIV/AIDS, diarrheal diseases, and malaria are among the infectious diseases that contribute to the most DALYs lost each year throughout the world (6).

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