EMERGING AND RE-EMERGING DISEASE - EMERGING AND RE-EMERGING DISEASE Dr Muhammad Tareque Hasan Teaching Assistant Department of Epidemiology BUHS What is

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EMERGING AND RE-EMERGING DISEASE Dr. Muhammad Tareque Hasan Teaching Assistant Department of Epidemiology BUHS
What is emerging infections Infectious diseases that have newly appeared in the population or have existed in the past but rapidly increasing in incidence (Morse 1995)
Re-emerging infections Incidence in humans has increased during the last 20 years or threatens to increase in the near future Existed in the past but are now rapidly increasing either in incidence or in geographical or human host range
Emerging Diseases in Bangladesh Severe acute respiratory syndrome Nipah Virus Infection Avian Influenza Virus infection Swine Flu Chikungunya fever
Re- emerging diseases in Bangladesh Plague Leptospirosis
Factors giving rise to the emerging / re- emerging infections Migration rural to urban – rapid urbanisation consequences- overcrowded, lack of hygiene, inadequate water supply increased risk of airborne, waterborne & foodborne ds Uncontrolled urbanization with inadequate vector control- increase risk of DF/DHF

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