Thursday, February 21, 2008

Disease Hotspots

Map pinpoints disease 'hotspots'
By Mark Kinver
Science and nature reporter, BBC News

Map of world's Emerging Infectious Diseases hotspots

A detailed map highlighting the world's hotspots for emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) has been released.

Research shows that many of the diseases we contend with have beginnings in the wild kingdom and offers one more reason to be concerned about environmental issues.
I am impressed that my native Canada is remarkably clear of disease.

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