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Conclusion Balancing Global Public Goods and Privacy: A Human Rights Approach to Biopolitical Surveillance

  • Jeremy Youde
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Abstract

Surveillance is of vital importance if the international community wants to achieve global public good through infectious disease control. Governments, working in concert, need to collect information about how a disease spreads, who has the disease, and who might be at risk for contracting it in order to prevent an epidemic from getting out of control.

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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Surveillance Program Local Official Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Basic Health Care 
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Notes

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