Emerging Viruses in Human Populations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444520746, 9780080467900

Emerging Viruses in Human Populations, Volume 16

1st Edition

Authors: Edward Tabor
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444520746
eBook ISBN: 9780080467900
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 19th December 2006
Page Count: 374
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Table of Contents

Introduction History of Emerging Viruses in the Late Twentieth Century and the Paradigm Observed in an Emerging Prion Disease Zoonoses in the Emergence of Human Viral Diseases Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV) The Pandemic Threat of Avian Influenza Viruses The Emerging West Nile Virus: From the Old World to the New Monkeypox Virus Infections
Hantavirus in the Old and New World Nipah Virus and Hendra Virus Japanese encephalitis virus: the geographic distribution, incidence and spread of a virus with a propensity to emerge in new areas Dengue and the Dengue Viruses Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Surveillance for Newly Emerging Viruses


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Introduction History of Emerging Viruses in the Late Twentieth Century and the Paradigm Observed in an Emerging Prion Disease Zoonoses in the Emergence of Human Viral Diseases Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV) The Pandemic Threat of Avian Influenza Viruses The Emerging West Nile Virus: From the Old World to the New Monkeypox Virus Infections
Hantavirus in the Old and New World Nipah Virus and Hendra Virus Japanese encephalitis virus: the geographic distribution, incidence and spread of a virus with a propensity to emerge in new areas Dengue and the Dengue Viruses Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Surveillance for Newly Emerging Viruses

Key Features

  • Presents the history of emerging viruses
  • Includes chapters on SARS, Pandemic Threat of Avian Influenza Viruses, West Nile Virus, Monkeypox Virus, Hantavirus, Nipah Virus and Hendra Virus, Japanese Encephalitis Virus, Dengue and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses
  • Discusses surveillance for newly emerging diseases

Readership

virologists, infectious disease specialists and public health officials


Details

No. of pages:
374
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080467900
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444520746

About the Authors

Edward Tabor Author