Emerging infectious diseases: Memorandum from a WHO meeting

K. Banerjee, R. Berkelman, S. Berkley, N. Bhamarapravati, T. Chillaud, R. D'Amelio, P. Harrison, J. Hughes, J. La Montagne, J. Lederberg, J. Losos, W. Lyerly, Y. Moritsugu, S. Morse, F. Nkrumah, T. O'Brien, R. Shope, R. Steffen, P. Tukei, R. H. HendersonP. Eriki, K. Esteves, J. Le Duc, L. J. Martinez, F. X. Meslin, Y. Motarjerni, F. Pinheiro, E. D. Tikhomirov, G. Torrigiani, M. H. Wahdan

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A meeting of international experts exchanged information on recent activities dealing with new, emerging and re-emerging diseases, discussed ways of responding to this problem and to other communicable disease threats, and reviewed WHO's activities and role in this area. This Memorandum summarizes the various presentations and concludes with the recommendations and specific tasks for action at every level.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)539-544
Number of pages6
JournalBulletin of the World Health Organization
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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