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People, pathogens, and our planet.

World Bank. Agriculture and Rural Development Department.
Date
2012

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Publication/Creation

Washington, DC : World Bank, 2012.

Physical description

1 online resource (xii, 50 p.) : ill., maps.

Notes

"Report no. 69145-GLB"
"This report analyzes and assesses the benefits and the costs of control of an important group of contagious diseases. Zoonotic diseases are caused by pathogens that can infect both animals and humans, resulting in disease outbreaks, including epidemics in humans and epizootics in animals. These diseases account for 70 percent of emerging infectious diseases. In the absence of timely disease control, zoonotic pathogens can cause pandemics, with potentially catastrophic impacts that are global in scale. The report also touches on food safety, but does not cover other risks and opportunities at the interfaces between humans, animals, and the ecosystem, such as food security and pollution" -- executive summary.

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