Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Emerging Disease on the Rise

National Public Radio report on increase in emerging diseases - Feb. 21, 2008

"In the next decade, we can expect more diseases...."

"Wild animals pose the biggest risk in emerging diseases..."

"Human populations are encroaching more and more on wild habitat..."

"There is a cost to development..."

"More attention should be given to hot spots..."

"Zones of increasing population growth..."

"Starting points are hot spots...That's where scientists should focus their attention..."

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