Re-Emerging Disease

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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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Chikungunya fever: An epidemiological review of a re-emerging infectious disease.
The Plague is by definition a re-emerging infectious disease which affects the lungs and is highly contagious, leading to mass outbreaks across populations.
The bill refers to emerging or re-emerging infectious disease as diseases that: have not occurred in humans before; have occurred previously but affected only small numbers of people in isolated areas; have occurred throughout human history but have only recently been recognized as a distant disease due to an infectious agent; are caused by previously undetected or unknown infectious agents; or are due to mutant or resistant strains of a causative organism.
This research was supported by the Research Program on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease from the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development.
This work was funded by the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under the project "European Management Platform for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease Entities" European Commission grant agreement no.
Dengue--a re-emerging infectious disease in Singapore.
Likewise, the bill declares the State shall endeavor to: 1) protect the people from public health threats through the efficient and effective disease surveillance of notifiable diseases, including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, diseases for elimination and eradication, epidemics and health events of public health concern; and 2) provide effective response system in compliance with the 2005 International Health Regulations (IHR) of the World Health Organization (WHO).
This study was supported in part by a grant from the Japan National Center for Global Health and Medicine (27-6001) (29-1018) and the Research Program on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases from Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development.
Fauci, MD, can say one thing for certain: Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in the continental United States are here to stay
Atlanta, Georgia-based health protection agency The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded more than USD 200m through the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) for Infectious Diseases cooperative agreement to help states, cities, counties, and territories prevent, detect, respond to, and control the growing threats posed by emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, the organization said.
Various events around the globe have contributed to the development of the field of "Health Diplomacy", for instance the increase in global funding to fight HIV/AIDS, the treat of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, the need for virulent disease vigilance, fears about bioterrorism, and emerging focus on health system strengthening and universal health coverage.
The only institution that can diagnose and isolate MERS-Cov/SARS/Avian influenza and other re-emerging infectious diseases is our National Reference Laboratory which is the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, DOH said in a statement.