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Taking Zika as an example: What's the next disease pandemic?
 

Taking Zika as an example: What's the next disease pandemic?

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Global epidemics have struck time and time again and the world has learnt to lookout for future epidemics to prevent deaths and these five viruses stand out to virologists and epidemiologists.
 
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18 Oct 2016 - General
 
Reading about these viruses makes me dread the possibilities of the next disease pandemic. Being in a time when diseases spread much faster due to the ease of travel from one country to another, it seems that such pandemics may be inevitable. I’ve heard about Chagas, but the rest are new to me. The Mayaro virus seems the most likely next pandemic as it is similar to Chikungunya and can be readily transmitted by mosquitoes. Hopefully it isn’t fatal. I guess vaccines are already being developed fo...
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