Infectious Diseases Case Study: Migrant Populations
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The 21st century has been referred to as the “century of migration” by demographers (Learning cited in p. 21) due to an increase in international travel, war refugees, and people from economically impoverished countries seeking employment and a better quality of life.
1. How do international travelers, their modes of transportation, and even transported cargo contribute to the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases?