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Volume 4, Number 3—September 1998
THEME ISSUE
ICEID 1998

About Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Brief Biographical Heritage

D. Peter Drotman
Author affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 2

Factors in disease emergence—The Institute of Medicine's 1992 report on emerging infections (5)

Human demographics and behavior
Technology and industry
Economic development and land use
International travel and commerce
Microbial adaptation and change
Breakdown of public health measures

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