Re-Emerging Disease

Any condition, usually an infection, that had decreased in incidence in the global population and was brought under control through effective health care policy and improved living conditions, reached a nadir, and, more recently, began to resurge as a health problem due to changes in the health status of a susceptible population
Examples Cholera, dengue, diphtheria, malaria, tuberculosis
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This disease has regained the status of a re-emerging disease as recent cases have been reported in Ethiopia, Bahrain and Germany.
We are aware of climate changes, natural disasters, emerging or re-emerging disease or an overload of patients with chronic diseases or disabilities.
As a scientist who has written more than 10 scientific papers on glanders over the last six years and has given several lectures on this re-emerging disease, I am still puzzled about how it all happened.
Fauci discussed seasonal influenza as a re-emerging disease that changes every year.
Stephanie Schrag, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), says estimates of the number of emerging infectious diseases can vary because there's no universal agreement on exactly what constitutes an emerging or re-emerging disease.
A better understanding of these determinants is essential for our preparedness for the next emerging or re-emerging disease that will inevitably confront us," says Dr.
Of particular current concern are the problems of rapidly developing drug resistance, emerging disease, re-emerging disease, the threat of bioterrorism, and the speed of reaction to the appearance of virulent strains posing pandemic threats.
To cater to the needs of emerging and re-emerging diseases, KMTC has designed new post-graduate programmes in nephrology, anaesthesia, trauma medicine and several others.
The main drivers are the integration between humans and animals (companion, farm and wild); increasing population size, increasing meat consumption, leading to a greater use of resources and corresponding waterway pollution; expanding human population into new habitats, where people are potentially exposed to new viruses and organisms as the human population encroaches on wildlife areas; climate changes bringing tropical diseases to new geographical areas--it is estimated that up to 75% of emerging or re-emerging diseases are either zoonotic or vector-borne e.
These factors include: the rising cost of healthcare, increasing consumer expectations and demands, our aging population, the nursing shortage in this country, natural and manmade disasters, new and re-emerging diseases, increases in non-chronic communicable diseases; and a focus on community based care.
Lin, a veterinarian, is a PhD candidate at the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases in Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
Meanwhile, a technical group tasked to monitor emerging and re-emerging diseases regularly reviewed the global situation on Zika virus disease.