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The Geopolitics of Global Public Health Surveillance in the Twenty-First Century

  • Lorna Weir
  • Eric Mykhalovskiy
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Abstract

Social scientists, historians, infectious disease experts, and others generally recognize the period from the mid-1980s to the present as one of dramatic change in the global relations for knowing and responding to international infectious disease threats.1 Some commentators have gone so far as to suggest that in the wake of the 2003 SARS outbreak, a near revolution is underway in the global governance of infectious diseases.2

Keywords

Global Public Health Syndromic Surveillance Public Health Surveillance Infectious Disease Control International Health Regulation 
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