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Unformatted text preview: outbreak of avian influenza caused high mortality rates in China. Significantly, these deadly disease outbreaks made outside countries reconsider prospects of traveling and trading with China. Therefore, China lost economic gain from potential trade and travel that was cancelled secondary to a fear of the deadly infections. Conversely, Ecuador has witnessed some advantages with globalization. Ecuador has realized an economic boom secondary to improving its knowledge of refining oil, one of its important natural resources. Ecuador has capitalized from this business, and potentially has been able to economically support many other productive ventures from this such as improving its healthcare system to better protect the country from possible emerging diseases. References http://www.truthout.org/docs_060607H.shtml September 4, 2007 http://www.cdc.gov/NCIDOD/SARS September 4, 2007 http://www.who.int/csr/sars/en/ September 4, 2007...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GIS 188 taught by Professor Kimball during the Summer '08 term at University of Washington.
- Summer '08