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Climate change and emerging infectious diseases

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Outbreak News This Week

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On Sunday’s Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, Daniel Brooks, PhD, the co-author of the article “Evolution in action: climate change, biodiversity dynamics and emerging infectious disease” published in  the journal, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, joined host, Robert Herriman to discuss his statements and conclusions ofthe article.

Brooks talks about the “parasite paradox”, why new pathogens find us faster than we find them and how emerging infections will not be the “Andromeda Strain”, that will wipe everybody out on the planet, instead It will be the death of a thousand cuts.