Brooke GaliettoFebruary 10, 2009Microbiology 111 – ADr. Phillips “Why Are So Many Infectious Diseases Jumping From Animals to Humans”Provided by: Science DailyIt appears that finally the cries of scientists for an improved and integrated system of recording scientific data are finally being heard. On November 17, 2009 a Yearbook of Physical Anthropology will be published. This book will accomplish two important needs. First, the book will ensure that the contained information is organized in such a way that is consistent and clear. Second, the book will provide standard regulations for working with objects and evidence such as feces, blood, and other bodily specimens. This yearbook will also include the very first guide to wild primate infectious diseases. This is especially important because of the growing connection between infectious diseases in animals and humans. Hopefully, the information in the yearbook will also help scientists do a better job at predicting future epidemics.
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