Re-Emerging Disease

(redirected from Re-Emerging Infectious 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
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Chikungunya fever: An epidemiological review of a re-emerging infectious disease. Clin Infect Dis 2009; 49: 942-8.
The Plague is by definition a re-emerging infectious disease which affects the lungs and is highly contagious, leading to mass outbreaks across populations.
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.
Worryingly, recent analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and other public health emergencies are on the rise, predictably in certain areas and unpredictably in other places.
FAO in its report while commenting on public health, said the future will be characterised by an increased risks of outbreaks of zoonotic diseases including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases (EIDs).
The challenge of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. Nature 2004; 430: 242-9.
They said that the hospital administration should develop a mechanism to assist the hospital's staff in reducing the risk of healthcare associated infections or re-emerging infectious diseases.
According to them, the concerned health authorities should develop a mechanism to assist hospitals in reducing the risk of healthcare associated infections or re-emerging infectious diseases.